רבבה

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Noun[edit]

רְבָבָה ‎(r'vaváf (plural indefinite form רְבָבוֹת, plural construct form רִבְבוֹת־)

  1. ten thousand, myriad
    בכיכר נאספו רבבות מפגינים.
    Tens of thousands of protesters gathered in the square.
    • 1 Samuel 18:7, with translation of the New International Version:
      וַֽתַּעֲנֶינָה הַנָּשִׁים הַֽמְשַׂחֲקֹות וַתֹּאמַרְן הִכָּה שָׁאוּל [בַּאֲלָפָיו] וְדָוִד בְּרִבְבֹתָיו׃
      As they danced, they sang: “Saul has slain his thousands, and David his tens of thousands.