לחם

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Hebrew[edit]

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Root
ל־ח־ם

From the root ל־ח־ם(l-ḥ-m). Related to Arabic لَحْم(laḥm, meat).

Noun[edit]

לֶחֶם (lékhemm (singular construct לֶחֶם־, Biblical Hebrew pausal form לָחֶם) [pattern: קֶטֶל]

  1. bread
  2. (archaic or poetic) food
  3. (poetic) grain from which bread is made

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Judeo-Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic لحم‎, cognate with Hebrew לחם‎.

Noun[edit]

לחם (laḥm)

  1. meat
    • Numbers 11:4 in Saadia Gaon's Tafsir (circa 10th century)
      ואללפיף אלד֗ין פימא בינהם תשהו שהוה פרג֗ע בנו אסראיל איצ֗א מעהם ובכו וקאלו מן יטעמנא לחמא‎‎
      And the crowd who were among them felt a craving, and the Israelites also wept with them and said, Let us have meat!