עיר

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Hebrew[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Compare Ugaritic 𐎓𐎗 (ʿr, city) and perhaps Sumerian 𒌷 (iri or uru, city)

Noun[edit]

עִיר ('írf (plural indefinite עָרִים‎, singular construct עִיר־, plural construct עָרֵי־‎)

  1. A city.

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Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-West Semitic *ʕayr-.

Noun[edit]

עַיִר ('áyirm (plural indefinite עֲיָרִים‎, singular construct עִיר־, plural construct עִירֵי־‎)

  1. A donkey foal.

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