By Marcus Jastrow
A Dictionary of the Targumim, the Talmud Babli and Yerushalmi, and the Midrashic Literature, quantity I (1/3) by way of Marcus Jastrow
This dictionary is an absolute needs to for someone studying Gemara or the other Aramaic works.
not just is each attainable definition given, Jastrow brings down a variety of examples of the use of each one notice, making sure a company seize of every word's nuances.
A vintage and nonetheless normal source, Marcus Jastrow's enormous dictionary is still distinctive in that it covers either the Hebrew and Aramaic languages within the literature of the rabbinic interval. This integral dictionary of targumic and rabbinic literature comprises millions of entries in totally vocalized Hebrew and Aramaic, with references to the unique texts, transparent English definitions, and the complete diversity of meanings and usages within the assets. it's equipped alphabetically by way of genuine shape yet comprises additionally connection with a word's root, with considerable cross-references.
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Deut. 837. pr. n. m. (prob. corrupt. of lT9$h. v:) ~ d a r k h a n 'a, Parthian ruler. Ab. Zar. 10" -Cant. R. 9h&55 to make them beloved (of God), draw them nigh(to God) &c. Ib. toV, I. (Ms. 7-3; 0th. vers. 7377N, v. Rabb. D. 8. )-Esth. -Talk. Cant. 981 h31hk11139 13 923;IrNn we have made R. to I, 3 7N7377N. many maiden beloved of thee (converted them). f. (72- ~ f . =next, w. Targ. Cant. VIII, 6. T . mission' to 'a creditor' to trace the debtor's property for the purpose of having i t seized, assessed, offered for I f.
54$, Dan. -':N~ a t the same time, forthwith. Ibid. -'N la from that time. Ezra V, 16. , ~ const. j j ' i ~(b. ; 717) lord, judge. Hag. 3' a*W:,nhT>3 '8 Lord of all creatures. Y. Kid. IV, beg. 65" (allud. to Adon, pr. , Neh. 8 j"i jH ' there is po justice and no judge. Gen. R. s. 89 (play on Kar, Is. XXX, 23) 'K 97-p Kyri (xbp~os)means Lord. i7& f. mistress. Gen. R. s. <,% a:, qai- ~ w s i Joseph su'ffered while being with his mistress. Ib. s. 98 (play on Ben porath Gen. XLIX, 23) 9 1 'N3 lBhW 72 the youth that broke (defeated the plans of) his mistress; the youth whom his mistress broke (having him put in prison).
Maas. sh. IV, 54d top, v. 521~1. 378 . . f. (h. 3 %. ~ )finger. Targ. Y. Num. XIX, 4; a. e. ) m. ~, v. 755, cmp. 7h, the throat. Sabb. 67" '31 ' N j against a fish-bone in the throat, sag this spell. [For 77 a. 17 cmp. 7N, cant. R. t o IV, 8, v. 997 ch. Y. Kil. I (crnp. Y. Erub I, 1gCbot. '31 h l h a. corr. # v. -7,. &, NLII37N f. ( s y r ~ n 3 9sn9i-r P. S. 933, 917 to sweat, dri;; cgp. 7%) prop. sweat, Nnll 'K foam of the Sea. B. Bath. 51b (Ms. M. NnlVN) the Temple building of marble looks like a surging Sea (from a distance).
A Dictionary of the Targumim, the Talmud Babli and Yerushalmi, and the Midrashic Literature vol.1 by Marcus Jastrow