משפחה

See also: משפּחה

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HebrewEdit

EtymologyEdit

Root
שׁ־פ־ח

From the, now, nonproductive root שׁ־פ־ח ‎(sh-p-kh), perhaps related to שִׁפְחָה ‎(shifkhá, a female slave).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

מִשְׁפָּחָה ‎(mishpakháf ‎(plural indefinite מִשְׁפָּחוֹת, singular construct מִשְׁפַּחַת־)

  1. A family, such as a nuclear family or an extended family.
  2. (taxonomy) A family: a taxon at a certain rank, below order and above genus.

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YiddishEdit

NounEdit

משפחה ‎(mishpokhef

  1. (nonstandard) Unpointed form of משפּחה ‎(mishpokhe).
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