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EtymologyEdit

Root
נ־שׁ־ם

From the root נ־שׁ־ם

Pronunciation 1Edit

NounEdit

נְשָׁמָה (n'shamáf (plural indefinite נְשָׁמוֹת‎, singular construct נִשְׁמַת־‎, plural construct נִשְׁמוֹת־‎)

  1. (biblical) breath
  2. soul, spirit
  3. (flowery) essence, gist
  4. (colloquial, chiefly Sephardic) darling
    כפרה עלייך נשמה שלי!‎‎
    kapára aláyikh n'shamá shelí!
    Bless your soul, my darling!
DeclensionEdit

Pronunciation 2Edit

VerbEdit

נָשְׁמָה (nash'má)

  1. third-person feminine singular past tense (suffix conjugation) of נשם(nasham)

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YiddishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Hebrew נְשָׁמָה‎.

NounEdit

נשמה (neshomef, plural נשמות(neshomes)

  1. soul

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