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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