Hebrew meaning

hēbro͝o
A member of the group of Semitic peoples tracing descent from Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob; Israelite.
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The definition of Hebrew is something or someone related to the Jewish people or religion.

An example of Hebrew is the name Ezra; a Hebrew name.

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Of or pertaining to the Hebrew people or language.
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A member or descendant of a Semitic people claiming descent from Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob.
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Of the Hebrews or their language or culture.
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The Semitic language spoken by the Hebrew people.
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The writing system used in Hebrew language.
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Hebrew is defined as a Jewish person, or the written or spoken language of Jewish people.

An example of a Hebrew is Woody Allen.

An example of Hebrew is the language spoken at a traditional Jewish wedding ceremony.

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Origin of hebrew

  • Middle English Ebreu from Old French from Latin Hebraeus Hebraic from Greek Hebraios from Aramaic ‘ibrāy from Hebrew ‘ibrî

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Middle English Ebreu, from Old French Ebreu, from Latin hebraeus or hebraicus, from Ancient Greek Ἑβραῖος (hebraios), from Aramaic [script?] ('ibrāy), from Hebrew עברי (ivrí), from Hebrew עבר (ever).

    From Wiktionary