ימין

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Root
י־מ־ן(y-m-n)

From Proto-Semitic *yamīn-, from Proto-Afroasiatic *yamin-.

Noun[edit]

יָמִין (yamínf [pattern: קָטִיל]

  1. (Biblical Hebrew) the right hand
  2. right
    Antonym: שְׂמֹאל(s'mól)
  3. (Biblical Hebrew) south
    Synonyms: דָּרוֹם(daróm), נֶגֶב(negév), תֵּימָן(teimán)
    Antonyms: שְׂמֹאל(s'mól), צָפֹון(tsafón)
    • 1 Samuel 23:19, with translation of the English Standard Version:
      וַיַּעֲלוּ זִפִים אֶל־שָׁאוּל הַגִּבְעָתָה לֵאמֹר הֲלֹוא דָוִד מִסְתַּתֵּר עִמָּנוּ בַמְּצָדֹות בַּחֹרְשָׁה בְּגִבְעַת הַֽחֲכִילָה אֲשֶׁר מִימִין הַיְשִׁימֹֽון׃‎‎
      Then the Ziphites went up to Saul at Gibeah, saying, “Is not David hiding among us in the strongholds at Horesh, on the hill of Hachilah, which is south of Jeshimon?
    • Psalms 89:12, with translation of the New International Version:
      צָפֹון וְיָמִין אַתָּה בְרָאתָם תָּבֹור וְחֶרְמֹון בְּשִׁמְךָ יְרַנֵּֽנוּ׃‎‎
      You created the north and the south; Tabor and Hermon sing for joy at your name.
  4. (Biblical Hebrew) a male given name, Jamin or Yamin
    • Genesis 46:10, with translation of the English Standard Version:
      וּבְנֵי שִׁמְעֹון יְמוּאֵל וְיָמִין וְאֹהַד וְיָכִין וְצֹחַר וְשָׁאוּל בֶּן־הַֽכְּנַעֲנִֽית׃‎‎
      The sons of Simeon: Jemuel, Jamin, Ohad, Jachin, Zohar, and Shaul, the son of a Canaanite woman.
    • 1 Chronicles 2:27, with translation of the English Standard Version:
      וַיִּהְיוּ בְנֵי־רָם בְּכֹור יְרַחְמְאֵל מַעַץ וְיָמִין וָעֵֽקֶר׃‎‎
      The sons of Ram, the firstborn of Jerahmeel: Maaz, Jamin, and Eker.
  5. (politics) right

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