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AramaicEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Semitic, cognate with Akkadian 𒄑𒌇 ‎(šemû), Arabic سَمِعَ ‎(samiʿa), Amharic ሰማ ‎(säma), Ugaritic 𐎌𐎎𐎓 ‎(šm').

VerbEdit

שְׁמַע ‎(šᵊmaʿ)

  1. to hear

HebrewEdit

Root
שׁ־מ־ע

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

שֵׁמַע ‎(shéma'm ‎(plural indefinite שמעים, singular construct שמע־, plural construct שמעי־) [pattern: קֵטֶל]

  1. audio

VerbEdit

שָׁמַע ‎(shamá') ‎(pa'al construction)

  1. to hear
  2. to listen

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Proper nounEdit

שְׁמַע ‎(sh'má')

  1. the Shema
    • a. 217 CE, Mishnah, Berachot 1:1:
      מאימתי קורין את שמע בערבית
      me'eimatái kor[']ín 'et sh'má' b'ar'vít
      From what time do we recite the Shema in the evening?

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