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HebrewEdit

EtymologyEdit

Root
ע־ל־ם

Cognate with Aramaic עָלְמָא(ʿāləmā), Arabic عَالَم(ʿālam), Amharic ዓለም (ʿaläm).

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NounEdit

עוֹלָם ('olámm (plural indefinite עוֹלָמִים‎, singular construct עוֹלַם־, plural construct עוֹלְמֵי־‎)

  1. (The) world: (the) Earth, (the) globe.
  2. (The) world: the states and nations of the world.
  3. A world: an area, a field of study.
  4. Ever, eternity.
  5. A world: the entirety of a person's life and experience.

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YiddishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Hebrew עוֹלָם‎.

NounEdit

עולם (oylemm, plural עולמס(oylems)

  1. public
  2. audience, turnout
  3. crowd

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עולם (oylemm, plural עולמות(oylemes/oylomes)

  1. world
  2. (plural) the heavens, metaphysical spheres

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