רוח

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Hebrew[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Semitic *rūḥ- (to blow, breathe; spirit). Cognate with Aramaic ܪܘܼܚܵܐ/רוּחָא (rūḥā), Arabic رُوح (rūḥ).

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Noun[edit]

רוּחַ (rúachm f (plural indefinite רוּחוֹת)

  1. wind
  2. breath
  3. spirit

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Yiddish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Hebrew רוּחַ (rúakh).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (YIVO, Litvish) IPA(key): /ˈʁʊ.əχ/
  • (Poylish) IPA(key): /ˈʁiː.əχ/
  • (Ukraynish) IPA(key): /ˈʁɪ.əχ/

Noun[edit]

רוח (ruekhm, plural רוחות (rukhes)

  1. ghost; devil; demon
  2. spirit

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