רץ

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Hebrew[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ר־ו־ץ (r-w-TZ), ר־ץ (r-TZ).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

רָץ (ratz) (pa'ál construction)

  1. To run; to move forward quickly on legs.
    הוא רץ מהר.hu ratz mahér. — He runs fast.
  2. To run; to go fast, to visit quickly.
    רצתי לחנות.rátzti lakhanút. — I ran to the store.

Noun[edit]

רָץ (ratzm

  1. A runner: a messenger who runs on foot.
  2. A runner: one who competes in a foot-race.
  3. (chess) A bishop: a chessman that moves diagonally.