סיף

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Hebrew[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A loan from Arabic سَيْف ‎(sayf), not found in Biblical Hebrew. Compare Maltese sejf and Amharic ሰይፍ ‎(säyf).

Noun[edit]

סַיִף ‎(sayifm

  1. fencing
  2. (fencing) foil

See also[edit]

  • חרב ‎(kherev) (Biblical Hebrew)