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יבש (transliteration needed)

  1. to be dry

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EtymologyEdit

From the root י־ב־שׁ(y-b-sh).

AdjectiveEdit

יָבֵשׁ (yavésh) (feminine יַבָּשָׁה‎, masculine plural יְבֵשִׁים‎, feminine plural יבשות‎)

  1. Dry, arid: not wet; lacking moisture or humidity.
    • האישה הולכת לחפש ענפים יבשים‎‎
      the woman goes out in search of dry branches
  2. (slang) Dry, boring, dull.
  3. (by extension, of a person) Thirsty.

VerbEdit

יִבֵּשׁ (yibésh) (pi'el construction)

  1. defective spelling of ייבש.

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