שומר

HebrewEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Root
שׁ־מ־ר

From the root שׁ־מ־ר

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

שומר \ שֻׁמַּר (šumár) (pu'al construction)

  1. to be preserved, to be conserved
  2. to be pickled

ConjugationEdit

NounEdit

שׁוֹמֵר (šomérm (plural indefinite שׁוֹמְרִים‎, singular construct שׁוֹמֵר־, plural construct שׁוֹמְרֵי־‎)

  1. keeper, one who keeps
  2. guard, protector, one who protects
    • Psalms 121:4
      הִנֵּה לֹא יָנוּם וְלֹא יִישָׁן שׁוֹמֵר יִשְׂרָאֵל.‎‎
      hinnē lō yānūm v'lō yīšān šōmēr yiśrāʾēl.
      Behold, the guardian of Israel neither slumbers nor sleeps.

Derived termsEdit

VerbEdit

שׁוֹמֵר (šomér)

  1. masculine singular present of שָׁמַר

Etymology 2Edit

From Akkadian 𒌑𒄩 (šimru, fennel). See Arabic شَمَر(šamar, fennel) for other cognates. Largely displaced the native Hebrew synonym גּוּפְנָן(gup̄nān, fennel).

NounEdit

שומר \ שֻׁמָּר (šumárm

  1. fennel
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

From the Akkadian 𒋗𒈨𒊒 (Šumer).

Proper nounEdit

שׁוּמֶר (šumer)

  1. Sumer (an ancient civilization in southern Mesopotamia, in modern Iraq)
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