ערום

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Hebrew[edit]

Root
ע־ר־ם

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

ערום \ עָרֹם ('aróm) (feminine ערומה \ עֲרֻמָּה‎, masculine plural ערומים \ עֲרֻמִּים‎, feminine plural ערומות \ עֲרֻמּוֹת‎)

  1. Naked, nude, unclothed.
    • Genesis 2:25, with translation of the King James Version:
      וַיִּהְיוּ שְׁנֵיהֶם עֲרוּמִּים הָאָדָם וְאִשְׁתּוֹ וְלֹא יִתְבֹּשָׁשׁוּ׃‎‎
      vayihyú sh'neihém arumím ha'adám v'ishtó v'ló yitbosháshu.
      And they were both naked, the man and his wife, and were not ashamed.
    • רותם כהן, כמעט שהתרגלתי
      דווקא שהתחלתי להבין שנחמד לי לצאת ערום מהמקלחת.‎‎
      davka shehitkhalti l'havin shenekhmad li latset arum mehamiklakhat
      (please add an English translation of this usage example)

Adjective[edit]

עָרוּם (arúm) (feminine עֲרוּמָה‎, masculine plural עֲרוּמִים‎, feminine plural עֲרוּמוֹת‎)

  1. (derogatory) Cunning, crafty, prudent, subtle.
    • c. 1000–400 BCE, Genesis 3:1, with translation of the King James Version:
      וְהַנָּחָשׁ הָיָה עָרוּם מִכֹּל חַיַּת הַשָּׂדֶה []
      v'hanakhásh hayá arúm mikol khayát hasadé []
      Now the serpent was more subtle than any beast of the field []