נערה

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Etymology[edit]

Compare Ugaritic 𐎐𐎓𐎗𐎚 (nʿrt, maidservant).

Noun[edit]

נַעֲרָה (na'aráf (plural indefinite נערות, masculine counterpart נער) [pattern: קַטְלָה]

  1. (dated) young woman servant, maid
  2. (Jewish religious law) girl of a transitional age (usually between 12-13 years of age), capable of performing mitzvot, but ineligible for marriage
  3. (Israeli civil law) girl under 17, ineligible for marriage

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