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)
    בחומת ירושלים יש שמונה שערים, כולם חשובים ומפורסמים
    There are eight gates in the walls of Jerusalem, all of them important and famous
  2. gateway (beginning)
  3. market value
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Verb[edit]

שִׁעֵר (shi'ér) (pi'el construction)

  1. Defective spelling of שיער

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