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קאם

See also: קאַם

Judeo-ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic قَامَ (qāma).

VerbEdit

קאם (qāma) (impf. יקום, yaqūmu)

  1. to rise, arise, get up
    • Exodus 1:8 in Saadia Gaon's Tafsir (circa 10th century)
      וקאם מלך גׄדיד עלי מצר מן לם ישאהד יוסף׃‎
      waqāma malikun jadīdun ʿalā miṣra man lam yušāhid yūsufa.
      And a new king arose over Egypt who had not witnessed Joseph.