עברי

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See also: עבֿרי

Aramaic[edit]

Noun[edit]

עִבְרַי (ʿiḇraym

  1. absolute form of עבריא(ʿiḇrayā, Hebrew)

References[edit]

  • Jastrow, Marcus (1903) A Dictionary of the Targumim, the Talmud Babli and Yerushalmi, and the Midrashic Literature, London, New York: Luzac & Co., G.P. Putnam's Sons

Hebrew[edit]

Root
ע־ב־ר

Etymology[edit]

Traditionally from עֵבֶר('éver, Eber), the ancestor of the Israelites. Probably related to עָבַר('avár, to cross), from the crossing of the river Euphrates or Jordan to Canaan.

Adjective[edit]

עִבְרִי (ivrí) (feminine עִבְרִית‎, masculine plural עִבְרִיםor עִבְרִיִּים‎, feminine plural עִבְרִיּוֹת‎)

  1. Hebrew
    • Exodus 2:13, with translation of the International Standard Version:
      וַיֵּצֵא בַּיּוֹם הַשֵּׁנִי וְהִנֵּה שְׁנֵי־אֲנָשִׁים עִבְרִים נִצִּים וַיֹּאמֶר לָרָשָׁע לָמָּה תַכֶּה רֵעֶךָ׃‎‎
      Going out the next day, Moses noticed two Hebrew men fighting right in front of him. He told the one who was at fault, “Why did you strike your companion?”
    • (Can we date this quote?), Amer Dahamshe, “נישול לשוני”, in Haaretz[1]:
      במחקר שערכתי התחוור לי, שחלק משמות היישובים בערבית מעידים גם על שילוב של יסודות עבריים.‎‎
      In the study I conducted it became clear to me, that some of the names of Arabic communities also attest to a combination of Hebrew elements.

Noun[edit]

עִבְרִי (ivrím (plural indefinite עִבְרִים‎, feminine counterpart עברייה \ עִבְרִיָּה‎)

  1. Hebrew (person)