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EtymologyEdit

Root
ח־ב־ר

From the root ח־ב־ר(kh-b-r).

VerbEdit

חיבר \ חִבֵּר (khibér) (pi'el construction, passive counterpart חובר \ חֻבַּר‎)

  1. (transitive) To connect, attach, join (two things, or one thing to another).
  2. (transitive) To compose (a text), to write (a composition).
    • 1170 CE, Maimonides, Mishneh Torah:
      וְרִבִּי יוֹחָנָן חִבַּר הַתַּלְמוּד הַיְּרוּשְׁלְמִי בְּאֶרֶץ יִשְׂרָאֵל אַחַר חָרְבַּן הַבַּיִת בְּקֵרוּב מִשְּׁלוֹשׁ מֵאוֹת שָׁנָה.‎‎
      veribi yoḥanan ḥibar hatalmuḏ hayerushlemi beʾereṣ yisraʾel aḥar ḥorban habayiṯ beqeruv mishlosh meʾoṯ shana
      And Rabbi Yochanan compiled the Jerusalem Talmud in Eretz Yisrael after the destruction of the Temple, near the 3rd century.
    • 1930 – 2004, Naomi Shemer, עוד לא אהבתי די 13–14
      [] עוֹד לֹא חִבַּרְתִּי שִׁיר \ עוֹד לֹא יָרַד לִי שֶׁלֶג בְּאֶמְצַע הַקָּצִיר‎‎
      [] I haven't yet composed a song / Snow hasn't yet fallen on me in the middle of harvest
  3. (mathematics) to sum, to add up

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