AramaicEdit

VerbEdit

טעם (ta'am)

  1. to taste

HebrewEdit

EtymologyEdit

Root
ט־ע־ם

From the root ט־ע־ם‎ . Cognate with Arabic طَعْم(ṭaʿm, taste) and طَعَمَ(ṭaʿama, to taste).

NounEdit

טַעַם (tá'amm (plural indefinite טְעָמִים‎, plural construct טַעֲמֵי־‎) [pattern: קֶטֶל]

  1. taste (sense)
  2. taste, flavour (objective quality of a substance as perceived by the sense of taste)
    שאלה של טעם‎ ― A matter of taste
    יש לזה טעם של טחינה‎‎ ― It tastes like tahini [lit. "it has a taste of tahini"]
  3. logic, a reason, a point
    אין טעם לצעוק כי הוא לא ישמע.‎‎ ― There is no point to yelling because he will not hear.
  4. (linguistics) a stress, an accent
  5. a cantillation mark

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DescendantsEdit

  • Yiddish: טעם(tam)

VerbEdit

טָעַם (ta'ám) (pa'al construction)

  1. to taste

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YiddishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Hebrew טַעַם(tá'am, taste).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

טעם (tamm, plural טעמען(tamen) or טעמים(tamem)

  1. flavor; taste
  2. reason

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