AramaicEdit

EtymologyEdit

Belonging to the root ע־ב־ד(`-b-d) pertaining to work. A Central Semitic innovation, cognate with Arabic عَبْد(ʿabd), Phoenician 𐤏𐤁𐤃(ʿbd), Ugaritic 𐎓𐎁𐎄 (ʿbd), Hebrew עֶבֶד('éved), Minaean 𐩲𐩨𐩵(ʿbd).

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VerbEdit

עבד (transliteration needed)

  1. to do, to make
  2. to serve, to slave

HebrewEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Root
ע־ב־ד(ʿ-b-d)

Belonging to the root ע־ב־ד(ʿ-b-d) pertaining to work. A Central Semitic innovation, cognate with Arabic عَبْد(ʿabd), Phoenician 𐤏𐤁𐤃(ʿbd), Ugaritic 𐎓𐎁𐎄 (ʿbd), Classical Syriac ܥܒܕܐ(ʿaḇdā), Minaean 𐩲𐩨𐩵(ʿbd).

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NounEdit

עֶבֶד ('évedm (plural indefinite עֲבָדִים‎, singular construct עֶבֶד־) [pattern: קֶטֶל]

  1. A slave, a serf.
  2. (archaic) A servant, a worshipper (of God).
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Etymology 2Edit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

עָבַד (avád) (pa'al construction)

  1. to work, labor
  2. to work, operate, function
    הַטֶּלֶוִיזְיָה הַזּאֹת עוֹבֶדֶת?‎‎
    Does this TV work?
  3. to work on, convince, improve
  4. to worship
  5. to dupe, deceive, trick
    אני לא מאמין שהוא עבד עלי
    I can't believe he tricked me
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