שמש

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See also: שמשׂ

Aramaic[edit]

Verb[edit]

שמש ‎(transliteration needed)

  1. to serve

Hebrew[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Semitic *śamš-.

Noun[edit]

שֶׁמֶשׁ ‎(shémeshf ‎(plural indefinite שְׁמָשׁוֹת) [pattern: קֶטֶל]

  1. sun

Etymology 2[edit]

Root
שׁ־מ־שׁ

From the root ש־מ־ש ‎(sh-m-sh).

Noun[edit]

שַׁמָּשׁ ‎(shamáshm

  1. servant
  2. (Judaism) sexton
  3. (Judaism) candle used to light a menorah
  4. (obsolete) waiter

Verb[edit]

שִׁמֵּשׁ ‎(shimésh) ‎(pi'el construction)

  1. Defective spelling of שימש.

Yiddish[edit]

Noun[edit]

שמש ‎(shames)

  1. (nonstandard) Unpointed form of שמשׂ ‎(shames).