HebrewEdit

EtymologyEdit

Root
מ־י־ם(m-y-m)

From Proto-Semitic *māy-. Compare Aramaic מַיָּא(mayyā), Arabic مَاء(māʾ).

NounEdit

מַיִם (máyimm pl (plural construct מֵי־‎, Biblical Hebrew pausal form מָיִם)

  1. (plural only) water

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DescendantsEdit

  • Yiddish: מים(mayem)

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