שבע

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See also: שבֿע

Aramaic[edit]

Numeral[edit]

שבע (transliteration neededf

  1. seven (7)

Hebrew[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Root
שׁ־ב־ע

From Proto-Canaanite *šabaʿ, from Proto-Northwest Semitic *šabaʿu, from Proto-Semitic *šabʿum. Compare Phoenician 𐤔𐤁𐤏(šbʿ) and Arabic سَبْع(sabʿ).

Pronunciation[edit]

Numeral[edit]

שֶׁבַע (shéva'f (Biblical Hebrew pausal form שָׁבַע (šaḇaʿ), masculine שִׁבְעָה(shiv'á))

  1. feminine of שִׁבְעָה(shiv'á, seven)
Derived terms[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

שֶׁבַע (shéva'f [pattern: קֶטֶל]

  1. A female given name

Etymology 2[edit]

Root
שׂ־ב־ע

Compare Arabic شَبِعَ(šabiʿa, to be satisfied (full of food)).

Verb[edit]

שָׂבַע (savá') (pa'al construction)

  1. to be sated.
  2. to be satisfied
    • Ecclesiastes 1:8, with Young's Literal Translation:
      כָּל-הַדְּבָרִים יְגֵעִים, לֹא-יוּכַל אִישׁ לְדַבֵּר; לֹא-תִשְׂבַּע עַיִן לִרְאוֹת, וְלֹא-תִמָּלֵא אֹזֶן מִשְּׁמֹעַ.‎‎
      All these things are wearying; a man is not able to speak, the eye is not satisfied by seeing, nor filled is the ear from hearing.
Conjugation[edit]

Noun[edit]

שֹׂבַע (sóva'm [pattern: קֹטֶל]

  1. satiation.

Anagrams[edit]