סימן

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Hebrew[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Ancient Greek σῆμα ‎(sêma).

Noun[edit]

סִימָן ‎(simánm ‎(plural indefinite סִימָנִים, singular construct סִימַן־, plural construct סִימָנֵי־)

  1. A mark: an indication for reference or measurement.
  2. A sign
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Etymology 2[edit]

From the root ס־מ־ן ‎(s-m-n) extracted from the above.

Verb[edit]

סימן \ סִמֵּן ‎(simén) ‎(pi'el construction)

  1. To mark, to indicate; to gesture.
    • 2010 July 11, Yoav Zitun (יואב זיתון), ‎ “הקשיש סימן לנהג המשאית, אבל נמחץ למוות” (hakashísh simén l'nahág-hamas'ít, avál nimkháts l'mávet, “The elderly man gestured to the truck driver, but was crushed to death”), in Ynet.

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Yiddish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Hebrew סִימָן ‎(simán), from Ancient Greek σῆμα ‎(sêma).

Noun[edit]

סימן ‎(simenm, plural סימנים ‎(simonem)

  1. symbol, abbreviation
  2. sign, indication