יום

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Hebrew[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Root
י־ו־ם(y-w-m)

From Proto-Semitic *yawm-. Cognate with Arabicيوم⁩.

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Noun[edit]

יוֹם (yomm (dual indefiniteיומיים / יוֹמַיִם⁩, plural indefiniteיָמִים⁩, singular constructיוֹם־⁩, plural constructיְמֵי־orיְמוֹת־⁩)

  1. Day: the period between dawn and dusk.
  2. A day: a unit of time corresponding to the period of Earth's rotation.
    • Tanach, Deuteronomy 11:29:
      לְמַעַן יִרְבּוּ יְמֵיכֶם וִימֵי בְנֵיכֶם עַל הָאֲדָמָה אֲשֶׁר נִשְׁבַּע ה׳ לַאֲבֹתֵיכֶם לָתֵת לָהֶם כִּימֵי הַשָּׁמַיִם עַל הָאָרֶץ׃
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  3. Daylight.
  4. (Judaism) A time period from a nightfall until the following nightfall

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Yiddish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Hebrewיוֹם(yom).

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Noun[edit]

יום (yomm, pluralימים(yomim)

  1. day
    Synonym: (usual word)טאָג(tog)
  2. (Judaism) Psalm of the day
  3. (Judaism) A time period from a nightfall until the following nightfall

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