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EtymologyEdit

Root
ב־ס־ס

A Mishnaic borrowing from Ancient Greek βάσις (básis), from Proto-Indo-European *gʷémtis, derived from Proto-Indo-European *gʷem- (to step) (whence also English come).

NounEdit

בָּסִיס (basism (plural indefinite בְּסִיסִים, singular construct בְּסִיס־, plural construct בְּסִיסֵי־) [pattern: קָטִיל]

  1. a base

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