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Etymology 1Edit

Root
שׁ־ע־ר

Related to Aramaic תַּרְעָא(tarʿā) by metathesis.

NounEdit

שַׁעַר (shá'arm (plural indefinite שְׁעָרִים‎, singular construct שַׁעַר־, plural construct שַׁעֲרֵי־‎) [pattern: קֶטֶל]

  1. gateway (entrance)
    בחומת ירושלים יש שמונה שערים, כולם חשובים ומפורסמים
    There are eight gates in the walls of Jerusalem, all of them important and famous
  2. gateway (beginning)
  3. market value
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VerbEdit

שִׁעֵר (shi'ér) (pi'el construction)

  1. defective spelling of שיער

Etymology 2Edit

Root
שׂ־ע־ר

From Proto-Semitic *šaʿr-. Cognate to Arabic شَعْر / شَعَر(šaʿr / šaʿar, hair), Ge'ez ጸጕር (ṣägʷr).

NounEdit

שֵׂעָר (se'árm

  1. hair
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YiddishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From שערן(shern, to cut).

NounEdit

שער (sherf, plural שערן(shern), diminutive שערל(sherl)

  1. scissors, shears

NounEdit

שער (sherm, plural שערן(shern), diminutive שערעלע(sherele)

  1. a traditional dance, the sher

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