צרצר

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Hebrew[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Root
צ־ר־צ־ר

Cognate with Arabic صَرْصَر (ṣarṣar), صُرْصُر (ṣurṣur) and صُرْصُور (ṣurṣūr) with similar meaning. Presumably onomatopoeic, from the sound the insect makes.

Noun[edit]

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צְרָצַר (tsratsárm (plural indefinite צִרְצָרִים, singular construct צִרְצַר־, plural construct צִרְצְרֵי־)

  1. cricket (insect)

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