גולם

HebrewEdit

Root
ג־ל־ם(g-l-m)

NounEdit

גולם / גֹּלֶם (gólemm (plural indefinite גְּלָמִים‎, plural construct גָּלְמֵי־‎) [pattern: קֹטֶל]

  1. an inchoate object, an amorphous mass
  2. a dummy, a form
  3. (mythology, Jewish folklore) a golem, a clay automaton
  4. (entomology) a pupa
  5. (colloquial) a fool, a clod, an oaf, an awkward person

ReferencesEdit

  • גולם” in the Hebrew Terms Database of the Academy of Hebrew Language

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EtymologyEdit

From Hebrew גולם \ גֹּלֶם(gólem).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

גולם (goylemm, plural גולמס(goylems) or גולמים(goylomem)

  1. (mythology, folklore) golem
  2. (derogatory) fool, idiot, dummy
    Synonym: טיפּש(tipesh)

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