See also: מערבֿ

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HebrewEdit

EtymologyEdit

From ערב(érev, evening) (because the sun sets in the west), from the root ע־ר־ב(`-r-b). Compare Arabic مَغْرِب(maḡrib), غَرْب(ḡarb).

NounEdit

מַעֲרָב ‎(ma'arávm ‎(singular construct מַעֲרַב־) [pattern: מִקְטָל]

  1. West: the cardinal direction opposite east.

AntonymsEdit

See alsoEdit

  • דרום(daróm, south)
  • ימה(yáma, eastward) (archaic)
  • צפון(tzafón, north)

Proper nounEdit

המערב ‎(hama'aráv)

  1. The West, the Western world.

AnagramsEdit


LadinoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Hebrew מערב.

NounEdit

מערב m ‎(Hebrew spelling, Latin spelling maaráv)

  1. west

YiddishEdit

NounEdit

מערב ‎(mayrev)

  1. (nonstandard) Unpointed form of מערבֿ(mayrev).