יהיר

HebrewEdit

Root
י־ה־ר(y-h-r)

AdjectiveEdit

יָהִיר (yahir) (feminine יְהִירָה‎, masculine plural יְהִירִים‎, feminine plural יְהִירוֹת‎) [pattern: קָטִיל]

  1. arrogant, proud, haughty (having excessive pride)
    • Habakkuk 2:5, with translation of the New International Version:
      וְאַף כִּֽי־הַיַּיִן בֹּוגֵד גֶּבֶר יָהִיר וְלֹא יִנְוֶה אֲשֶׁר הִרְחִיב כִּשְׁאֹול נַפְשֹׁו וְהוּא כַמָּוֶת וְלֹא יִשְׂבָּע []
      indeed, wine betrays him; he is arrogant and never at rest. Because he is as greedy as the grave and like death is never satisfied, []
    • 1890 – 1931, Rachel the Poetess, ניב
      הַהוֹלְכוֹת הָלוֹךְ וְטָפוֹף, \ מַבָּטָן יָהִיר.‎‎
      Those (female) that go, walking and trotting / their gaze haughty.

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