ים

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See also: ־יםand י־ם

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A Northwest Semitic innovation. Compare Ugaritic 𐎊𐎎 (ym), Classical Syriac ܝܡܐ(yammāʾ).

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יָם (yamm (plural indefinite יַמִּים‎, singular construct יַם־, plural construct יַמֵּי־‎) [pattern: קֶטֶל]

  1. sea, ocean
  2. (biblical) west (cardinal direction)
  3. (slang) a lot
  4. the bottom grindstone (used for grinding flour)

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Yiddish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Hebrew ים(yam).

Noun[edit]

ים (yamm, plural ימים(yamem) or ימען(yamen)

  1. sea, ocean

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