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HebrewEdit

Root
ע־מ־ד

EtymologyEdit

From the root ע־מ־ד ('-m-d, stand). Akin to Arabic عَمُود (ʿamūd, pillar, column).

NounEdit

עַמּוּד (amúdm (plural indefinite עַמּוּדִים, singular construct עַמּוּד־, plural construct עַמּוּדֵי־)

  1. a pillar, a column, a post
  2. a page (as of a book)

Usage notesEdit

  • In the sense of "page," עמוד generally refers to a page in a book but is sometimes used to reference things like web pages, for which the word דַּף is also used.

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