שן

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Etymology[edit]

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From Proto-Semitic *šinn-. Cognate with Arabic سِنّ(sinn), Akkadian 𒍝𒄢 (šinnu), Aramaic שנא(šinā’), and Ge'ez ስንን (sənnə).

Noun[edit]

שֵׁן (shénf (plural indefinite שיניים \ שִׁנַּיִם‎, singular construct שֵׁן־, plural construct שיני \ שִׁנֵּי־‎) [pattern: קֵטֶל]

  1. tooth
  2. clove (piece of garlic)

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