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AramaicEdit

NounEdit

שום (šum)

  1. singular construct state of שְׁמָא(šəmā)

HebrewEdit

Etymology 1Edit

See under שָׂם(sám).

VerbEdit

שׂוּם (sum) or שׂוֹם (som)

  1. bare infinitive of שָׂם(sam)
    • Jeremiah 42:15, with translation of the English Standard Version:
      אִם אַתֶּם שׂוֹם תְּשִׂמוּן פְּנֵיכֶם לָבֹא מִצְרַיִם
      im atém som t'simún p'nechém lavó mitsráyim
      If you set your faces to enter Egypt
    • Haggai 2:15, with Young's Literal Translation:
      מִטֶּרֶם שׂוּם אֶבֶן אֶל אֶבֶן בְּהֵיכַל יהוה
      mitérem sum éven el éven b'hechál YHVH
      Before the laying of stone to stone in the temple of Jehovah

Etymology 2Edit

From Aramaic שֻׁם(šum), indefinite and construct form of שְׁמָא(š'mā, name). The determiner is an extension of the noun.

DeterminerEdit

שׁוּם (shúm)

  1. Some, any; found chiefly in negative contexts, as well as questions and conditional constructs.
    שום דבר לא קרה.‎‎ ― shúm davár ló kará.Nothing happened.
    לא [] בשום צורה שהיא‎ ― [] b'shúm tsurá shehínot [] in any way
    אין לי שום בעיה עם זה.‎‎ ― éin lí shúm b'ayá ím zé.I don't have any problem with that.
Derived termsEdit

NounEdit

שׁוּם (shum)

  1. Name, sake, purpose, cause; found exclusively, or nearly so, in various fixed expressions.
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

From Proto-Semitic *θūm-; cognate with Akkadian 𒋧 (šūmū), Aramaic תּוּמָא(tūmā), Arabic ثُوم(ṯūm).

NounEdit

שׁוּם (shumm

  1. garlic

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YiddishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Hebrew שׁוּם(some, any (in negative contexts)), from Aramaic שֻׁם‎.

AdverbEdit

שום (shum)

  1. not at all (intensifies a negative construction)
    איך האָב נישט קיין שום רויז!‎‎
    ikh hob nisht keyn shum royz!
    I don't have a single rose!