יומא

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Aramaic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Semitic *yawm-.

Noun[edit]

יוֹמָא (yōmām (plural יוֹמָתָא or יוֹמַיָּא)

  1. day
  2. (plural) time
  3. (uncountable) daytime, daylight

Usage notes[edit]

  • In older dialects, the plural יוֹמָתָא (yōmāṯā) is used more commonly for the meaning of "time", and the plural יוֹמַיָּא (yōmayyā) is used more commonly for "days", although they are interchangeable for both meanings.
  • In later dialects, the plural יוֹמַיָּא (yōmayyā) is more common for all meanings.