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פַּר • (par) m (plural indefinite פָּרִים, singular construct פַּר־, feminine counterpart פָּרָה)
- The definite form of this noun is הַפָּר (hapár).
- Like other words that start with ב, ג, ד, כ, פ, or ת, this term's initial letter takes a dagesh lene. In older texts, that dagesh is usually dropped when the word is preceded, in the same phrase, by a word ending in a mater lectionis; in modern texts, the dagesh is usually preserved even in such a case. Likewise, in older texts, the dagesh is always dropped when the word is prefixed by an indefinite ב־, כ־, or ל־, or by ו־; in modern speech, the dagesh is often preserved in such a case. (After the definite ב־, כ־, and ל־, and after the prefixes ה־, מ־, and ש־, there is a dagesh forte, as described in the usage notes for those prefixes.)
- H6499 in Strong, James (1979) Strong’s Exhaustive Concordance to the Bible
- “פר” in the Hebrew Terms Database of the Academy of Hebrew Language
- פר on the Hebrew Wikipedia.Wikipedia he