The Alternative Hebrew Dictionary: מטר

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מטר 〈mtr〉 etymology From Proto-Semitic. Compare Aramaic ܡܛܪܐ 〈mṭrʾ〉, מִטְרָא 〈mitĕráʼ〉, Arabic مَطَرٌ 〈maṭaruⁿ〉. pronunciation
  • (noun)
    • (Tiberian) /mɔːˈtˀɔːr/
    • (IL) [maˈtaʁ]
  • (verb)
    • (Tiberian) /mɔːˈtˀar/
    • (IL) [maˈtaʁ]
noun: {{he-noun}}
  1. (archaic) rain
Synonyms: גֶּשֶׁם 〈gėşěm〉
verb: {{he-verb}}
  1. to rain
etymology 2 Ultimately from French mètre, from Ancient Greek μέτρον 〈métron〉
noun: {{he-noun}}
  1. meter
  2. (colloquial) measuring tape
related terms:
  • סִימֶטְרִי 〈siymetĕriy〉
anagrams:
  • מרט

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