שם

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Hebrew[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Root
שׁ־ם

From Proto-Semitic *šim-.

Noun[edit]

שֵׁם ‎(shémm ‎(plural indefinite שֵׁמוֹת, singular construct שֵׁם־, plural construct שְׁמוֹת־)

  1. a name
  2. a first name
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Etymology 2[edit]

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Adverb[edit]

שָׁם ‎(shám)

  1. there (somewhere at some distance from the speaker)
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Etymology 3[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

שֵׁם ‎(shémm

  1. Shem.
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Etymology 4[edit]

Root
שׂ־י־ם

Compare Ge'ez ሤመ(śemä, to appoint, to put).

Verb[edit]

שָׂם ‎(sám) ‎(pa'al construction, future יָשִׂים)

  1. to put, place
  2. to turn on, as music, television, radio, etc.
  3. to put on, don, as clothing, shoes, etc.
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Etymology 5[edit]

Root
שׁ־ו־ם

Verb[edit]

שָׁם ‎(sham) ‎(pa'al construction)

  1. to assess, appraise: (determined value).

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