שומר

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Hebrew[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Root
שׁ־מ־ר

From the root שׁ־מ־ר

Verb[edit]

שומר \ שֻׁמַּר (shumár) (pu'al construction)

  1. to be preserved, to be conserved
  2. to be pickled

Noun[edit]

שׁוֹמֵר (shomérm (plural indefinite שׁוֹמְרִים, singular construct שׁוֹמֵר־, plural construct שׁוֹמְרֵי־)

  1. keeper, one who keeps
  2. guard, protector, one who protects
    • Psalms 121:4
      הִנֵּה לֹא יָנוּם וְלֹא יִישָׁן שוֹמֵר יִשְרָאֵל.‏
      hinnē lō yānūm v'lō yīšān šōmēr yiśrāʾēl.
      Behold, the guardian of Israel neither slumbers nor sleeps.

Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

שׁוֹמֵר (shomér)

  1. Masculine singular present of שָׁמַר

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

שומר \ שֻׁמָּר (shumárm

  1. fennel

Etymology 3[edit]

From the Akkadian 𒋗𒈨𒊒 (Šumer).

Proper noun[edit]

שׁוּמֶר (shumer)

  1. Sumer
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