ערב

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Aramaic[edit]

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Verb[edit]

ערב ‎(transliteration needed)

  1. to set, to go down
  2. to pledge
  3. to sift

Hebrew[edit]

Root
ע־ר־ב

Noun[edit]

עֶרֶב ‎(érevm ‎(dual indefinite ערביים \ עַרְבַּיִם, plural indefinite עֲרָבִים, singular construct עֶרֶב־, plural construct עַרְבֵי־, Biblical Hebrew pausal form עָרֶב) [pattern: קֶטֶל]

  1. evening, night
  2. (in construct, עֶרֶב־) the day before
    עֶרֶב פֶּסַח‎ ― érev pésachthe day before Passover

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Verb[edit]

עָרַב ‎('aráv) ‎(pa'al construction)

  1. to guarantee, promise vow
  2. to wane (end, i.e a time period)
  3. to be pleasant, pretty

Noun[edit]

עָרֵב ‎(arévm

  1. cosigner (guarantor on a debt)

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Adjective[edit]

עָרֵב ‎(arévm ‎(feminine עֲרֵבָה, masculine plural עֲרֵבִים, feminine plural עֲרֵבוֹת)

  1. pretty, pleasant

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Noun[edit]

עֵבֶר ‎(érevm [pattern: קֵטֶל]

  1. mixture
  2. rabble
  3. woof (horizontal, widthwise threads)

Proper noun[edit]

עֲרָב ‎(aráv)

  1. Arabia (peninsula)

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