מספר

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Etymology 1Edit

From the root ס־פ־ר (s-p-r), in the miktál pattern.

NounEdit

מִסְפָּר (mispárm (plural indefinite form מִסְפָּרִים, singular construct form מִסְפַּר־, plural construct form מִסְפְּרֵי־)

  1. A number, a numeral: a cardinal or ordinal number (especially the former).
    מספר המכוניות בחנייה הוא חמש.mispár ham'khoniót bakhaniyá hu khamésh. — The number of cars in the parking lot is five.
  2. A number: several.
    בכיתה יש מספר שולחנות.bakitá yesh mispár shulkhanót. — In the classroom there are a number of tables.
  3. A number: a name or symbol composed of digits.
    סע בקו מספר 43.sa b'kav mispár 43. — Take the number-43 bus.
  4. (מִסְפַּר־, mispár-) Singular construct form of מספר (mispár).
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From the root מ־ס־פ־ר (m-s-p-r), in the pi`él conjugation.

VerbEdit

מִסְפֵּר (mispér)

  1. To number: to assign a number or numbers to.
    המפקד מספר את החיילים ביחידה.ham'fakéd mispér et hakhayalím bay'khidá. — The commanding officer numbered the soldiers in the unit.

Etymology 3Edit

From the root מ־ס־פ־ר (m-s-p-r), in the pu`ál conjugation.

VerbEdit

מֻסְפַּר (muspár)

  1. Defective spelling of מוספר: passive of מִסְפֵּר (mispér)
    החיילים ביחידה מוספרו.hakhayalím bay'khidá musparú. — The soldiers in the unit were assigned numbers.

Etymology 4Edit

From the verb סיפר \ סִפֵּר (sipér).

NounEdit

מְסַפֵּר (m'sapérm (plural indefinite form מְסַפֵּרִים, singular construct form מְסַפֵּר; feminine counterpart מספרת)

  1. A storyteller.
    המספר מספר סיפור מותח.ham'sapér m'saper sipur motéakh. — The storyteller is telling a suspenseful story.

VerbEdit

מְסַפֵּר (m'sapér)

  1. masculine singular present participle and present tense of סיפר (sipér)

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