סוס

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סוּס (susm (dual indefinite סוסיים \ סוּסַיִם‎, plural indefinite סוּסִים‎, plural construct סוּסֵי־‎)

  1. horse
    • Exodus 15:1, with translation of Aryeh Kaplan:
      אָשִׁירָה לַיהוָה כִּי־גָאֹה גָּאָה סוּס וְרֹכְבוֹ רָמָה בַיָּם׃‎‎
      Ashíra la-YHWH ki gaóh gaáh, sus v'rokhvó ramah va-yam.
      I will sing to God for His great victory; horse and rider He threw in the sea.
    • Judges 5:22, with translation of the Jewish Publication Society:
      אָז הָלְמוּ עִקְּבֵי־סוּס מִדַּהֲרוֹת דַּהֲרוֹת אַבִּירָיו׃‎‎
      Az halmú 'ikvéi sus; midaharot daharot abirav.
      Then did the horsehoofs stamp, by reason of the prancings, the prancings of their mighty ones.
    • a. 217 CE, Mishnah, Bechorot 1:2:
      פָּרָה שֶׁיָּלְדָה כְּמִין חֲמוֹר, וַחֲמוֹר שֶׁיָּלְדָה כְּמִין סוּס, פָּטוּר מִן הַבְּכוֹרָה
      Paráh she-yaldáh k-min ḥamór, va-ḥamór she-yaldah k-min sus, patur min ha-b'khorah.
      A cow that births what looks like a donkey, or a donkey that births what looks like a horse, these are exempt from the firstborn offering.
  2. a strong or muscular man; stud, stallion
    Synonym: חתיך

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