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סתם

See also: סת״ם

HebrewEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

סְתָם (s'támm sg indef.

  1. (colloquial) just, simply, mere, ordinary.
    סְתָם מַשֶּהוּ קָטָןs'tám máshehu katán ― Just a little something
  2. (colloquial) purposelessly: without a reason
    זֶה לֹא קָרָה סְתָםzé ló qará s'tám ― It didn't happen without a reason
  3. (colloquial) unspecial, ordinary
    סְתָם אֶחָדs'tám ekhád ― Someone unspecial


VerbEdit

סָתַם (satám) (pa'ál construction)

  1. To stop (a pipe or opening), to stop up, clog, to close or seal.
  2. To block: prevent (something or someone) from passing.
  3. (specifically, vulgar) To shut (one's mouth): to shut up.
  4. (slang) to stuff oneself: to fill with one's stomach with food.


NounEdit

סֶתֶם (transliteration neededm

  1. blockage