עבד

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Aramaic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Semitic *ʿabd-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

עבד

  1. to do, to make
  2. to serve, to slave

Hebrew[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Semitic *ʿabd-. Formed from the root ע־ב־ד (`-b-d).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Modern Israeli) IPA(key): /ˈeved/

Noun[edit]

עֶבֶד (évedm (plural indefinite form עֲבָדִים, singular construct form עֶבֶד־)

  1. A slave, a serf.
  2. (archaic) A servant, a worshipper (of God).
  3. (BDSM) A slave, a submissive.

Declension[edit]

  singular plural
absolute עֶבֶד עֲבָדִים
absolute, Biblical verse-final form עָבֶד עֲבָדִים
construct עֶבֶד עַבְדֵּי
definite הָעֶבֶד הָעֲבָדִים
Possessive forms singular plural
my עַבְדִּי עֲבָדַי
your (masc. sing.) עַבְדְּךָ עֲבָדֶיךָ
your (fem. sing.) עַבְדֵּךְ עֲבָדַיִךְ
his עַבְדּוֹ עֲבָדָיו
her עַבְדָּהּ עֲבָדֶיהָ
our עַבְדֵּנוּ עֲבָדֵינוּ
your (masc. pl.) עַבְדְּכֶם עַבְדֵּיכֶם
your (fem. pl.) עַבְדְּכֶן עַבְדֵּיכֶן
their (masc.) עַבְדָּם עַבְדֵּיהֶם
their (fem.) עַבְדָּן עַבְדֵּיהֶן

Verb[edit]

עָבַד (avád)

  1. To work; to slave, to be a slave.
  2. To worship.

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