See also: ג־ב־ר

AramaicEdit

NounEdit

גְּבַר (gəḇar)

  1. absolute form of גַּבְרָא(gaḇrā)

HebrewEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Root
ג־ב־ר(g-b-r)

From Proto-West Semitic *gabr-; compare Aramaic גַּבְרָא(gaḇrā, man).

NounEdit

גֶּבֶר (géverm (plural indefinite גְּבָרִים‎, feminine counterpart גְּבֶרֶת‎) [pattern: קֶטֶל]

  1. man (an adult male human being)
  2. strong man, hero
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VerbEdit

גָּבַר (gavár) (pa'al construction)

  1. to become stronger, gain power
  2. to overpower, conquer, vanquish, defeat
ConjugationEdit

Etymology 2Edit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium. Particularly: “From a simple triliteral root ג-ב-ר?”)

NounEdit

גֶּבֶר (géverm (plural indefinite גְּבָרִים‎) [pattern: קֶטֶל]

  1. rooster, cock, chicken (only male)
    • 1880, Yehuda Leib Gordon, צלוחית של פלייטון(tslókhít shel fylyéton, vial of feuilleton), page 501:
      בעלי הבתים משכימים עם קריאת הגבר‎‎
      The owners of the homes wake up early with the rooster's calling.
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