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HebrewEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Semitic *nūr-.

NounEdit

נוּר (nurm (plural indefinite נורים‎, singular construct נור־)

  1. shining fire, light

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Judeo-ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic نُور(nūr).

NounEdit

נור (nūrunm

  1. light
    • Genesis 1:3 in Saadia Gaon's Tafsir (circa 10th century)
      ושא אללה אן יכון נור פכאן נור׃‎‎
      wašāʾa llāhu ʾan yakūna nūrun fakāna nūrun.
      And God willed there to be light, and then there was light.