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שווא

See also: שווה and שב

HebrewEdit

Nikud shva modified.svg
Character  ְ 
Unicode name HEBREW POINT SHEVA
Unicode block Hebrew
Codepoint U+05B0
Hebrew → חטף סגול
ניקוד
 ְ 

Etymology 1Edit

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PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

שווא \ שְׁוָא (sh'vam

  1. The Hebrew diacritical mark shva.
DescendantsEdit
ReferencesEdit
  • שוא” in the Hebrew Terms Database of the Academy of Hebrew Language.
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Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

שווא \ שָׁוְא (shavm

  1. falsehood, futility
  2. (literary) emptiness, vanity, uselessness, pointlessness
    • Exodus 20:7
      לֹא תִשָּׂא אֶת שֵׁם ה׳ אֱלֹהֶיךָ לַשָּׁוְא כִּי לֹא יְנַקֶּה ה׳ אֵת אֲשֶׁר יִשָּׂא אֶת שְׁמוֹ לַשָּׁוְא׃
ReferencesEdit

H7723 in Strong's Exhaustive Concordance to the Bible.