שער

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Hebrew[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Root
שׁ־ע־ר

Related to Aramaic תַּרְעָא (tarʿā) by metathesis.

Noun[edit]

שַׁעַר (shá'arm (plural indefinite שְׁעָרִים, singular construct שַׁעַר־, plural construct שַׁעֲרֵי־) [pattern: קֶטֶל]

  1. gateway (entrance)
  2. gateway (beginning)
  3. market value
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Verb[edit]

שִׁעֵר (shi'ér) (pi'el construction)

  1. assess (determine the value of), appraise
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Etymology 2[edit]

Root
שׂ־ע־ר

Related to Arabic شَعْر / شَعَر (šaʿr / šaʿar, hair), Ge'ez ጸጕር (ṣägʷr).

Noun[edit]

שֵׂעָר (se'árm

  1. hair
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Yiddish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From שערן (shern, to cut).

Noun[edit]

שער (sherf, plural שערן (shern), diminutive שערל (sherl)

  1. scissors