מקום

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Hebrew[edit]

Root
ק־ו־ם

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with Arabic مَقَام ‎(maqām).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

מָקוֹם ‎(makómm ‎(plural indefinite מְקוֹמוֹת, singular construct מְקוֹם־) [pattern: מִקְטָל]

  1. place (location or position)
    1. (Can we add an example for this sense?) standing place, station, post, office
    2. (Can we add an example for this sense?) place, place of human abode
    3. (Can we add an example for this sense?) city, land, region
    4. (Can we add an example for this sense?) place, locality, spot
    5. (Can we add an example for this sense?) space, room, distance
    6. (Can we add an example for this sense?) region, quarter, direction
    • Proverbs 15:3, with translation of the King James Version:
      בְּכָל מָקוֹם עֵינֵי ה׳ צֹפוֹת רָעִים וְטוֹבִים׃
      The eyes of the LORD are in every place, beholding the evil and the good.
  2. place, stead, lieu
  3. (euphemistic) the Omnipresent, God
    • Haggadah:
      מִתְּחִלָּה עוֹבְדֵי עֲבוֹדָה זָרָה הָיוּ אֲבוֹתֵינוּ וְעַכְשָׁיו קֵרְבָנוּ הַמָּקוֹם לַעֲבֹדָתוֹ
      In the beginning, our forefathers were worshipers of paganism, and now the Omnipresent has brought us close to his service.

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Etymology[edit]

From Hebrew מָקוֹם ‎(makóm).

Noun[edit]

מקום ‎(mokemm, plural מקומות ‎(mekoymes)

  1. place, locale
  2. safe haven