שמיר

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Hebrew[edit]

Root
שׁ־מ־ר

Noun[edit]

שָׁמִיר (shamírm

  1. dill (herb)
  2. emery
  3. mythical stone, or possibly worm, that could cut through or disintegrate any substance it came in contact with

Reference[edit]

  • שמיר” in the Hebrew Terms Database of the Academy of Hebrew Language.

Further reading[edit]


Yiddish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From or cognate to German Schmiere. Cognate with German schmieren, English smear.

Noun[edit]

שמיר (shmirm, plural שמירן (shmirn)

  1. batch of things that go together
  2. aggregate, smear, spread
  3. bribe
  4. schmear, the whole package, the entire deal

Related terms[edit]

  • שמירן (shmirn, to smear, grease; to bribe)

Descendants[edit]

Verb[edit]

שמיר (shmir)

  1. First-person singular present form of שמירן (shmirn)
  2. Imperative singular form of שמירן (shmirn)