בהמה

HebrewEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (Modern Hebrew) IPA(key): /beheˈma/

EtymologyEdit

Cognate with Ugaritic bhmt; Arabic بهيمة (bahíma); Aethiopian baham, "to be dumb."

NounEdit

בְּהֵמָה (behemá) f (pl בהמות behemót)

  1. dumb beast
  2. (Biblical Hebrew) quadruped domestic animals, esp. of a horned species
  3. (Biblical Hebrew) cattle, large or small (e.g. cows or sheep)

AntonymsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Marcus Jastrow, A Dictionary of the Targumim, the Talmud Babli and Yerushalmi, and the Midrashic Literature, 1903
  • Strong’s concordance number: H929
  • Koehler & Baumgartner, The Hebrew and Aramaic Lexicon of the Old Testament, Leiden 1994-2000

LadinoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Hebrew בְּהֵמָה (behemá).

NounEdit

בהמה f (Hebrew spelling, Latin spelling beemá)

  1. animal, beast
  2. head of cattle
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