עוף

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Hebrew[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Root
ע־ו־ף

Compare Ge'ez ዖፍ (ʿof, bird).

Noun[edit]

עוֹף (ofm (plural indefinite עוֹפוֹת, singular construct עוֹף־, plural construct עוֹפוֹת־)

  1. A bird (as covered with feathers, or rather as covering with wings), often collective: - bird, that flieth, flying, fowl.
  2. poultry (meat)
Synonyms[edit]
Derived terms[edit]
References[edit]
  • עוף” in the Hebrew Terms Database of the Academy of Hebrew Language.
Further reading[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

עוּף‏ (uf)

  1. Masculine singular imperative of עָף (af)

Yiddish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Hebrew עוֹף ('óf).

Noun[edit]

עוף (ofn, plural עופֿות (oyfes)

  1. bird
  2. chicken

Derived terms[edit]