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HebrewEdit

Root
ת־ח־ם

EtymologyEdit

Cognate to Aramaic תְּחוּמָא(təḥūmā, border, limit), but suspected to be aramaized by the punctators. Perhaps related to Hebrew חוֹמָה(ḵōmā́, wall).

AdjectiveEdit

תָּחוּם (transliteration needed)

  1. delineation, demarcation (defining borders)
  2. delimitation (setting limits)

NounEdit

תְּחוּם (tkhúmm (plural indefinite תְּחוּמִים‎, singular construct תְּחוּם־, plural construct תְּחוּמֵי־‎)

  1. area, zone, range
  2. discipline, subject, field (of study/work)
  3. limit, domain, border
  4. sphere (region of activity)

SynonymsEdit

NounEdit

תיחום \ תִּחוּם (tikhúmm

  1. defective spelling of תיחום

AnagramsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • tḥwm”, in The Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project, Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–
  • Kaufman, Stephen A. (1974) The Akkadian Influences on Aramaic (The Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago Assyriological Studies; 19)‎[1], Chicago and London: The University of Chicago Press, →ISBN, page 105–106
  • Wagner, Max (1966) Die lexikalischen und grammatikalischen Aramaismen im alttestamentlichen Hebräisch (Beihefte zur Zeitschrift für die alttestamentliche Wissenschaft; 96) (in German), Berlin: Alfred Töpelmann, →ISBN, pages 122–123