שבור

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Hebrew[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Root
שׁ־ב־ר

Passive participle of the verb שָׁבַר(shavár).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

שָׁבוּר (shavúr) (feminine שְׁבוּרָה‎, masculine plural שְׁבוּרִים‎, feminine plural שְׁבוּרוֹת‎)

  1. (of a physical object, or a representation of one) Broken: not intact.
    עצם שבורה‎ — étsem sh'vurá — a broken bone
  2. (Internet, of a link) Broken, dead: pointing to a nonexistent web page.
    קישורים שבורים‎ — kishurím sh'vurímbroken links
    לינק שבור‎ — línk shavúr — a broken link
  3. (figuratively, of a heart) Broken; used to indicate that a person is mourning a lost romance.
    ליבו שבור.‎ — Libó shavúr. — His heart is broken.
    אישה שבורת לבishá sh'vurát-lév — a brokenhearted woman [literally a woman broken of heart]
  4. (שְׁבוּר־‎, sh'vúr-) Masculine singular construct state form of שָׁבוּר.