Hebrew

  • (noun): The ancient Canaanitic language of the Hebrews that has been revived as the official language of Israel.
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on hebrew, hebrews:

Elon (name)
... Elon (אֵילוֹן (Hebrew)), Alon (אַלוֹן (Hebrew)) or Ilan (אִילָן (Hebrew)) is a Jewish masculine name of Hebrew origin ... The name means "tree" or "oak tree" in the Hebrew language ... Moreover, the Jewish holiday of Tu B'Shvat, the "new year of the trees" is referred to in Hebrew as "Rosh HaShanah La'Ilanot", where "Ilanot" is the feminine plural Hebrew word for tree ...
Gibeon (ancient City)
... Gibeon (Hebrew גבעון‎, Standard Hebrew Giv'on, Tiberian Hebrew Giḇʻôn) was a Canaanite city north of Jerusalem that was conquered by Joshua ...
Katamon
... Katamon (Arabic قطمون‎, Hebrew קטמון‎) is a neighbourhood in south-central Jerusalem, Israel ... The official Hebrew name, Gonen (Hebrew גּוֹנֵן), is only used in municipal publications ...
Biblical Poetry - Characteristics of Ancient Hebrew Poetry - Quantitative Rhythm
... The poetry of the ancient Hebrews is not distinguished from the other parts of the Old Testament by rhythm based on quantity, though in view of Greek ... to prove that there was a definite sequence of long and short syllables in the ancient Hebrew poems but he could support this thesis only by changing the ... and short syllables can be discovered and Sievers says "Hebrew prosody is not based on quantity as classical prosody is." ...
Biblical Poetry - Characteristics of Ancient Hebrew Poetry - Unusual Forms
... The employment of unusual forms of language cannot be considered as a sign of ancient Hebrew poetry ... and accusative "u(n)," "i(n)," "a(n)." A systematic review of similar unusual forms of Hebrew grammar and Hebrew words occurring in certain portions of the Old ...

More definitions of "Hebrew":

  • (adj): Of or relating to the language of the Hebrews.
    Example: "Hebrew vowels"
    Synonyms: Hebraic, Hebraical
  • (noun): A person belonging to the worldwide group claiming descent from Jacob (or converted to it) and connected by cultural or religious ties.
    Synonyms: Jew, Israelite
  • (adj): Of or relating to or characteristic of the Hebrews.
    Example: "The old Hebrew prophets"
    Synonyms: Hebraic, Hebraical

Famous quotes containing the word hebrew:

    Whoso findeth a wife findeth a good thing, and obtaineth favour of the Lord.
    —Bible: Hebrew Proverbs 18:22.

    A feast is made for laughter, and wine maketh merry: but money answereth all things.
    —Bible: Hebrew Ecclesiastes 10:19.

    A brother offended is harder to be won than a strong city: and their contentions are like the bars of a castle.
    —Bible: Hebrew Proverbs, 18:19.