AramaicEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

אף (af)

  1. and, also, as well, too, truly, indeed, yea, with

HebrewEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Semitic *ʔanp-.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

אַף (afm [pattern: קֶטֶל]

  1. nose
  2. (Biblical Hebrew) the region of the nose, the face
  3. (Biblical Hebrew) nostril
    • Genesis 7:22, with translation of Robert Alter:
      כֹּ֡ל אֲשֶׁר֩ נִשְׁמַת־ר֨וּחַ חַיִּ֜ים בְּאַפָּ֗יו מִכֹּ֛ל אֲשֶׁ֥ר בֶּחָֽרָבָ֖ה מֵֽתוּ׃‎‎
      All that had the quickening breath of life in its nostrils, of all that was on dry land, died.
  4. (Biblical Hebrew or literary) anger, wrath
    • Proverbs 24:17-18, with translation of Robert Alter:
      בִּנְפֹ֣ל אֽ֖וֹיִבְיךָ אֽוֹיִבְךָ אַל־תִּשְׂמָ֑ח וּ֜בִכָּשְׁל֗וֹ אַל־יָגֵ֥ל לִבֶּֽךָ:
      פֶּן־יִרְאֶ֣ה ה' וְרַ֣ע בְּעֵינָ֑יו וְהֵשִׁ֖יב מֵעָלָ֣יו אַפּֽוֹ
      ‎‎
      When your enemy falls, do not rejoice, and when he stumbles, let your heart be not gladdened,
      lest the Lord see and it be evil in His eyes, and He deflect His wrath from him.

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Etymology 2Edit

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

אַף (af)

  1. Also, too, additionally.
    • Isaiah 33:2, with translation of the Jewish Publication Society:
      הֱיֵה זְרֹעָם לַבְּקָרִים אַף יְשׁוּעָתֵנוּ בְּעֵת צָרָה׃‎‎
      Be Thou their arm every morning, Our salvation also in the time of trouble.

DeterminerEdit

אַף (af)

  1. even
    • Leviticus 26:42, with translation of the King James Version:
      וְזָכַרְתִּי אֶת-בְּרִיתִי יַעֲקוֹב וְאַף אֶת-בְּרִיתִי יִצְחָק וְאַף אֶת-בְּרִיתִי אַבְרָהָם אֶזְכֹּר וְהָאָרֶץ אֶזְכֹּר
      vəzachárti et brití yaʿaqóv vəáf et brití yitzḥaq vəáf et brití avrahám ezkór vəhaáretz ezkór
      Then will I remember my covenant with Jacob, and also my covenant with Isaac, and also my covenant with Abraham will I remember; and I will remember the land
    אף אחד לא ענה.‎‎
    af eḥád lo 'aná.
    No one answered.
    (literally) Even one didn't answer.
    אף פעם לא הייתי שם.‎‎
    af pá'am lo hayíti sham.
    I was never there.
    (literally) Even once I wasn't there.

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