נהר

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Aramaic[edit]

Verb[edit]

נהר (transliteration needed)

  1. to light, to shine

Hebrew[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Root
נ־ה־ר

From Proto-Semitic *nahar-. Compare Akkadian 𒈾𒀀𒀸 (nārum), Ugaritic 𐎐𐎅𐎗 (nhr), Aramaic נהראܢܲܗܪܵܐ(nahrā), Arabic نَهْر(nahr).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

נָהָר (nahárm (plural indefinite נְהָרוֹת‎, singular construct נְהַר־, plural construct נַהֲרוֹת־‎)

  1. river (especially the Nile, Euphrates, etc.)

Usage notes[edit]

  • There is also an alternative plural form נְהָרִים, used for example in the phrase ארם נהרים‎.

References[edit]

Verb[edit]

נָהַר (nahár) (pa'al construction)

  1. to surge

Etymology 2[edit]

Compare Aramaic נהוראܢܘܗܪܐ(nuhrā), Arabic نَهَار(nahār).

Verb[edit]

נָהַר (nahár) (pa'al construction)

  1. to shine

Conjugation[edit]

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