עיקר

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Hebrew[edit]

Root
ע־ק־ר

Noun[edit]

עיקר \ עִקָּר ('ikárm (plural indefinite עיקרים \ עִקָּרִים‎, singular construct עיקר \ עִקַּר־, plural construct עיקרי \ עִקְּרֵי־‎)

  1. essence, main part, gist, crux
  2. most (of)
  3. principle
  4. (definite, slang) the most important thing

Declension[edit]

Verb[edit]

עיקר \ עִקֵּר ('ikér) (pi'el construction)

  1. to sterilize

References[edit]

  • עיקר” in the Hebrew Terms Database of the Academy of Hebrew Language

Yiddish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Hebrew עִקָּר('ikár).

Particle[edit]

עיקר (iker)

  1. Only used in דער עיקר(der iker)

Derived terms[edit]