פעם

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Hebrew[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Root
פ־ע־ם

Compare Ugaritic 𐎔𐎓𐎐 (pʿn, foot) and 𐎔𐎀𐎎𐎚 (pảmt, times), which possibly split phonologically from the same source.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

פַּעַם (pá'amf (dual indefinite פעמיים \ פַּעֲמַיִם‎, plural indefinite פְּעָמִים‎, singular construct פַּעַם־, plural construct פַּעֲמֵי־‎) [pattern: קֶטֶל]

  1. A time: an instance, an occurrence.
    • איה כורם, מה יהיה איתי, אמא?
      אמרתי לך פעם שאמא שלך, היא לא ממש אמא נורמלית
  2. A step, a footstep, a pace: an instance of stepping with the foot.
  3. A stroke, a beat, as a heartbeat.
  4. (פַּעַם־‎, pá'am-) Singular construct state form of פַּעַם.

Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

פָּעַם (pa'ám) (pa'al construction)

  1. To beat, to strike, to knock.

Verb[edit]

פיעם \ פִּעֵם (pi'ém) (pi'el construction)

  1. defective spelling of פיעם.

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