Hebrew

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Root
י־ב־שׁ (y-b-sh)

Pronunciation

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Noun

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יַבֶּשֶׁת (yabéshetf (plural indefinite יַבָּשׁוֹת, Biblical Hebrew pausal form יַבָּשֶׁת) [pattern: קַטֶּלֶת]

  1. continent (large landmass)
  2. (obsolete) dry land, dry ground
    • Tanach, Exodus 4:9, with Young's Literal Translation:
      וְהָיוּ הַמַּיִם אֲשֶׁר תִּקַּח מִן הַיְאֹר וְהָיוּ לְדָם בַּיַּבָּשֶׁת
      v'hayú hamáyim ashér tikách mín hay'ór v'hayú l'dám bayabáshet
      and the waters which thou takest from the River have been, yea, they have become -- blood on the dry land
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Verb

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יבשת

  1. (יָבַשְׁתָּ, yaváshta) Second-person masculine singular past (suffix conjugation) of יָבַשׁ (yavásh).
  2. (יָבַשְׁתְּ, yavásht) Second-person feminine singular past (suffix conjugation) of יָבַשׁ (yavásh).
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References

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

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