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HebrewEdit

Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

סְפֶרָה (sféraf (plural indefinite סְפֶרוֹת‎, singular construct סְפֶרַת־‎, plural construct סְפֶרוֹת־‎)

  1. sphere

Etymology 2Edit

Root
ס־פ־ר

The meaning was given to the word for it's similar sound to the German word Ziffer meaning digit, and for its connection to the root ס־פ־ר(s-p-r, Forming words relating to counting). The German word it self comes from Arabic صِفْرٌ(ṣifrun, zero).[1]

NounEdit

סִפְרָה (sifráf (plural indefinite סְפָרוֹת‎, singular construct סִפְרַת־‎, plural construct סִפְרוֹת־‎) [pattern: קִטְלָה]

  1. digit (individual numeral used in writing longer numerals) [from 1911 CE]

DeclensionEdit

Etymology 3Edit

Root
ס־פ־ר

VerbEdit

סַפְרָה (safrá)

  1. Third-person feminine singular past (suffix conjugation) of ספר(safár)

Etymology 4Edit

Root
ס־פ־ר

VerbEdit

סִפְּרָה (siprá)

  1. Third-person feminine singular past (suffix conjugation) of סיפר(sipér)

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