ערום

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Hebrew[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

עָרוּם ‎(arúmm sg indef. (f sg indef. עֲרוּמָה, m pl indef. עֲרוּמִים, f pl indef. עֲרוּמוֹת)

  1. Naked, nude, unclothed.
    • c. 1000–400 BCE, Genesis 2:25,
      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.[1]
    • 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)
  2. (pejorative) Cunning, crafty, prudent, subtle.
    • c. 1000–400 BCE, Genesis 3:1,
      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 [] [1]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Authorized King James translation (1611).