עולם

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Hebrew[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ע־ל־ם ‎(`-l-m).

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Noun[edit]

עוֹלָם ‎('olámm (plural indefinite form עוֹלָמִים, singular construct form עוֹלַם, plural construct form עוֹלְמֵי)

  1. (The) world: (the) Earth, (the) globe.
  2. (The) world: the states and nations of the world.
  3. A world: an area, a field of study.
  4. Ever, eternity.
  5. A world: the entirety of a person's life and experience.

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Yiddish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Hebrew עוֹלָם.

Noun[edit]

עולם ‎(oylemm, plural עולמס ‎(oylems)

  1. public
  2. audience, turnout
  3. crowd

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Noun[edit]

עולם ‎(oylemm, plural עולמות ‎(oylemes/oylomes)

  1. world
  2. (plural) the heavens, metaphysical spheres

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