מערב

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See also: מערבֿ

Hebrew[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ערב ‎(érev, evening) (because the sun sets in the west), from the root ע־ר־ב ‎(`-r-b). Compare Arabic مَغْرِب ‎(maḡrib), غَرْب ‎(ḡarb).

Noun[edit]

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

  1. West: the cardinal direction opposite east.

Antonyms[edit]

See also[edit]

  • דרום ‎(daróm, south)
  • ימה ‎(yáma, eastward) (archaic)
  • צפון ‎(tzafón, north)

Proper noun[edit]

המערב ‎(hama'aráv)

  1. The West, the Western world.

Anagrams[edit]


Ladino[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Hebrew מערב.

Noun[edit]

מערב m ‎(Hebrew spelling, Latin spelling maaráv)

  1. west

Yiddish[edit]

Noun[edit]

מערב ‎(mayrev)

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