מצר

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Judeo-Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic مِصْرُ(miṣru).

Proper noun[edit]

מצר (miṣrum

  1. Egypt
    • Exodus 1:1 in Saadia Gaon's Tafsir (circa 10th century)
      הדׄה אסמא בני אסראיל אלדאכׄלין אלי מצר מע יעקוב רגׄל ואלה דכׄלו׃‎‎
      hāḏihi ʾasmāʾu banī ʾisrāʾīla d-dāḵilīna ʾilā miṣra maʿa yaʿqūba rajulun waʾilluhu daḵalū.
      These are the names of the sons of Israel entering Egypt. With Jacob, man and his kin entered: