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HebrewEdit

EtymologyEdit

Related to Aramaic אִית (ʾīṯ).

AdverbEdit

יֵשׁ (yésh)

  1. there is or are; there exist(s); see usage notes below.
    יש פה…‎‎ ― yesh pothere is/are here...
    יש פה משהו‎ ― yesh po máshehuthere's something here
  2. (with לְ־ (l'-, to)) someone/something has; see usage notes below.
    לביבי יש אומץ.‎‎ ― l'bíbi yésh ómets.Bibi has courage.
  3. (with an infinitive) It is important or necessary (to do something).

Usage notesEdit

  • This is a very common word that does not have a single simple English counterpart. For a more comprehensive discussion of the grammar of this word, see the "Modern Hebrew grammar" article in Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

InflectionEdit

AntonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

InterjectionEdit

יש!‏‎ (yésh!)

  1. Yes: used to express triumph or delight.

NounEdit

יֵשׁ (yéshm

  1. (philosophy, uncountable) Being, existence.
  2. (countable) Being, entity.

AntonymsEdit


YiddishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Abbreviation of יין שׂרף (yayen soref), from Hebrew יַיִן (yáyin) + שרף.

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

יש (yashm

  1. liquor, especially brandy or whisky

Etymology 2Edit

Hebrew

NounEdit

יש (yeshm

  1. entity, being, something substantial