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EtymologyEdit

Root
ע־ו־ף

Compare Ge'ez ዖፍ (ʿof, bird).

NounEdit

עוֹף (ofm (plural indefinite עוֹפוֹת, singular construct עוֹף־, plural construct עוֹפוֹת־)

  1. A bird (as covered with feathers, or rather as covering with wings), often collective: - bird, that flieth, flying, fowl.
  2. poultry (meat)

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SynonymsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • עוף” in the Hebrew Terms Database of the Academy of Hebrew Language.

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YiddishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Hebrew עוֹף ('óf).

NounEdit

עוף (ofn (plural עופֿות (oyfes))

  1. bird
  2. chicken

Derived termsEdit