ראש

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Root
ר־א־שׁ

From Proto-Semitic *raʾš-. Cognate with Arabic رَأْس(raʾs).

Noun[edit]

רֹאשׁ (rōšm (plural indefinite רָאשִׁים‎, singular construct רֹאשׁ־, plural construct רָאשֵׁי־‎, feminine counterpart ראשה‎)

  1. (anatomy) head
  2. head, chief, leader, chairperson
  3. head, beginning, start; the top, or leading part.
  4. headcount; census
  5. The more succulent, aroma-rich part of a plant, brush or tree bark. [1]

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Standing in direct contrast to 'זנב' – the tail, i.e. trailing part.

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רֹאשׁ (rōšm (singular construct רֹאשׁ־)

  1. hemlock