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HebrewEdit

Root
ס־ת־ם

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

סְתָם (s'tám)

  1. (colloquial) just, simply, mere, ordinary.
    סְתָם מַשֶּהוּ קָטָן‎ ― s'tám máshehu katánJust a little something
  2. (colloquial) purposelessly: without a reason
    זֶה לֹא קָרָה סְתָם‎ ― ze lo qará s'támIt didn't happen without a reason
  3. (colloquial) unspecial, ordinary
    סְתָם אֶחָד‎ ― s'tám ekhádSomeone unspecial


VerbEdit

סָתַם (satám) (pa'al construction)

  1. To stop (a pipe or opening), to stop up, clog, to close or seal.
  2. To block: prevent (something or someone) from passing.
  3. (specifically, vulgar) To shut (one's mouth): to shut up.
  4. (slang) to stuff oneself: to fill with one's stomach with food.


NounEdit

סֶתֶם (sétemm [pattern: קֶטֶל]

  1. blockage