צאן

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See also: צאָן

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Etymology[edit]

Compare Aramaic עָנָא (ʿānā), Arabic ضَأْن (ḍaʾn).

Noun[edit]

צֹאן (tsón, ṣōnm

  1. (collective) sheep, flock of sheep
    • Genesis 30:39, with translation of the Jewish Publication Society:
      וַיֶּחֱמוּ הַצֹּאן אֶל-הַמַּקְלוֹת וַתֵּלַדְןָ הַצֹּאן עֲקֻדִּים נְקֻדִּים וּטְלֻאִים׃‏
      vayekhemú hatsón 'el-hamak'lót vateládna hatsón 'akudím n'kudím ut'lu'ím.
      wayyeḥĕmū haṣṣōn ʾel-hammaqəlōṯ wattēláḏnā haṣṣōn ʿăquddīm nəquddīm ūṭəlūʾīm.
      And the flocks conceived at the sight of the rods, and the flocks brought forth streaked, speckled, and spotted.

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Noun[edit]

צאן (tson)

  1. (nonstandard) Unpointed form of צאָן (tson).