ספרה

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Hebrew[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

סְפֶרָה (sféraf (plural indefinite סְפֶרוֹת, singular construct סְפֶרַת־, plural construct סְפֶרוֹת־)

  1. sphere

Etymology 2[edit]

Root
ס־פ־ר

The meaning was given to the word for it's similar sound to the German word Ziffer meaning digit, and for its connection to the root ס־פ־ר (s-p-r, Forming words relating to counting). The German word it self comes from Arabic صِفْرٌ (ṣifrun, zero).[1]

Noun[edit]

סִפְרָה (sifráf (plural indefinite סְפָרוֹת, singular construct סִפְרַת־, plural construct סִפְרוֹת־) [pattern: קִטְלָה]

  1. digit (individual numeral used in writing longer numerals) [from 1911 CE]

Declension[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Root
ס־פ־ר

Verb[edit]

סַפְרָה (safrá)

  1. Third-person feminine singular past tense (suffix conjugation) of ספר (safár)

Etymology 4[edit]

Root
ס־פ־ר

Verb[edit]

סִפְּרָה (siprá)

  1. Third-person feminine singular past tense (suffix conjugation) of סיפר (sipér)

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