מערב

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See also:מערבֿ

Hebrew[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Root
ע־ר־ב(ʿ-r-b)

From ⁧ערב(ʿérev, evening) (because the sun sets in the west), from the root ⁧ע־ר־ב(ʿ-r-b). Compare Arabicمَغْرِب(maḡrib), ⁧غَرْب(ḡarb).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

מַעֲרָב (ma'arávm (singular constructמַעֲרַב־⁩) [pattern: ⁧מִקְטָל⁩]

  1. west (cardinal direction)
Synonyms[edit]
Antonyms[edit]
  • (compass point)קֶדֶם(kédem) (archaic)
Coordinate terms[edit]
  • (compass points)
צָפוֹן(tsafón)
מַעֲרָב(ma'aráv) מִזְרָח(mizrakh)
דָּרוֹם(daróm)
Derived terms[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

המערב (hama'aráv)

  1. The West, the Western world.

Etymology 2[edit]

Adjective[edit]

מְעֹרָב (m'oráv)

  1. defective spelling of מעורב

Anagrams[edit]

Ladino[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Hebrewמערב⁩.

Noun[edit]

מערב⁩ m (Hebrew spelling, Latin spelling maaráv)

  1. west

Yiddish[edit]

Noun[edit]

מערב (mayrev)

  1. (nonstandard) Unpointed form of מערבֿ(mayrev).