שואה

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Hebrew[edit]

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Noun[edit]

שׁוֹאָה ‎(šô’âf ‎(plural indefinite שׁוֹאוֹת, singular construct שׁוֹאַת־)

  1. A catastrophe, a ruin.
  2. Specifically, used to refer to the Holocaust.
  3. (slang, used adjectivally) Hard, unbearable.

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