Hebrew

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From Middle English Ebreu, from Old French Ebreu, from Latin hebraeus or hebraicus, from Ancient Greek Ἑβραῖος (Hebraîos), from Aramaic [script needed] ('ibrāy), from Hebrew עברי (ivrí), from Hebrew עבר (ever).

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Hebrew (not comparable)

  1. Of or pertaining to the Hebrew people or language.

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Noun[edit]

Hebrew (plural Hebrews)

  1. A member or descendant of a Semitic people claiming descent from Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob.
  2. A descendant of the biblical Patriarch Eber.

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Hebrew

  1. The Semitic language spoken by the Hebrew people.
  2. The writing system used in Hebrew language.

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