משמעות

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Hebrew[edit]

Root
שׁ־מ־ע

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from the root ש־מ־ע (sh-m-`).

Noun[edit]

מַשְׁמָעוּת (mashma'útf (plural indefinite משמעויות \ מַשְׁמָעֻיּוֹת, singular construct מַשְׁמָעוּת־, plural construct משמעויות \ מַשְׁמָעֻיּוֹת־)

  1. (countable and uncountable) meaning
    מה המשמעות של זה?‏ma hamashma'út shel ze? — What is its meaning? [What does it mean?]
  2. intent
  3. importance, significance

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Yiddish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Hebrew מַשְׁמָעוּת

Adverb[edit]

משמעות (mashmoes)

  1. probably, likely

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