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HebrewEdit

PronunciationEdit

EtymologyEdit

Cognate with Ugaritic 𐎁𐎅𐎎𐎚 (bhmt); Arabic بَهِيمَة (bahīma); Ge'ez [script needed] (baham, to be dumb).

NounEdit

בְּהֵמָה (behemáf (plural indefinite בְּהֵמוֹת) [pattern: קְטֵלָה]

  1. beast, animal (usually domesticated), livestock
  2. beast, a person who behaves in an uncivilized manner

DescendantsEdit

See AlsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Jastrow, Marcus (1903) A Dictionary of the Targumim, the Talmud Babli and Yerushalmi, and the Midrashic Literature, London, New York: Luzac & Co., G.P. Putnam's Sons
  • H929”, in Strong’s Exhaustive Concordance to the Bible, 1979
  • Koehler, Ludwig; Walter, Baumgartner (1994–2000) The Hebrew and Aramaic Lexicon of the Old Testament, Leiden: Brill

LadinoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Hebrew בְּהֵמָה (behemá).

NounEdit

בהמה f (Hebrew spelling, Latin spelling beemá)

  1. animal, beast
  2. head of cattle

YiddishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Hebrew בְּהֵמָה (behemá).

NounEdit

בהמה (beheymef, plural בהמות (beheymes)

  1. cow, head of cattle
  2. animal, beast
  3. beast (person who acts in an uncivilised manner)

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