משפחה

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Hebrew[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Root
שׁ־פ־ח

From the nowadays nonproductive root שׁ־פ־ח (sh-p-kh), perhaps related to שִׁפְחָה (shifkhá, a female slave).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

מִשְׁפָּחָה (mishpakháf (plural indefinite מִשְׁפָּחוֹת, singular construct מִשְׁפַּחַת־)

  1. A family, such as a nuclear family or an extended family.
  2. (taxonomy) A family: a taxon at a certain rank, below order and above genus.

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Yiddish[edit]

Noun[edit]

משפחה (mishpokhef

  1. (nonstandard) Unpointed form of משפּחה (mishpokhe).