HebrewEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Often analyzed as שָׁם(sham) +‎ ־ָה(-a). Compare Arabic ثَمَّ(ṯamma), Aramaic תַּמָּה(tammā), תַּמָּן(tammān).

AdverbEdit

שָׁמָּה (sháma)

  1. there

Etymology 2Edit

Root
שׁ־מ־ם

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

שַׁמָּה (shamáf (plural indefinite שַׁמּוֹת‎, singular construct שַׁמַּת־‎)

  1. waste, desolation
    • Isaiah 25:38, with translation of the English Standard Version:
      עָזַב כַּכְּפִיר סֻכֹּו כִּֽי־הָיְתָה אַרְצָם לְשַׁמָּה [] ‎‎
      Like a lion he has left his lair, for their land has become a waste []

Derived termsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

NounEdit

שְׁמָהּ (sh'máh)

  1. Singular form of שֵׁם(shém) with third-person feminine singular personal pronoun as possessor.

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