חמשא

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Aramaic cardinal numbers
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    Cardinal : חמשא (ḥamša)
    Ordinal : חמישי(ḥămišai)

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חמשא (ḥamšam (f חמיש‎)

  1. five (5)
    • a. 500 C.E., Babylonian Talmud, Shabbat 87b:
      מִדַּחֲמֵיסַר בְּנִיסָן חַמְשָׁא בְּשַׁבָּא, רֵישׁ יַרְחָא דְאִיָּיר שַׁבְּתָא, וְרֵישׁ יַרְחָא דְסִיוָן חַד בְּשַׁבָּת, קַשְׁיָא לְרַבָּנַן!‎‎
      Mi-da-ḥǎmēsar bə-Nisån ḥamšå bə-šabtå, rēš yarḥå dhə-Siwwån ḥad bə-šabbåt, qašyå lə-rabånan!
      From the fifteeth of Nisan being day five of the week, the first day of Iyyar was Sabbath, and the first day of Sivan was day one of the week — this is difficult according to the rabbis!