Dictionary of Hebrew Prefixes, Suffixes and Infixes



!(fp)~: Identifies the verb as a feminine plural imperative.


!(fs)~: Identifies the verb as a feminine singular imperative.


!(mp)~: Identifies the verb as a masculine plural imperative.


!(ms)~: Identifies the verb as a masculine singular imperative.


~&: Paragogic Hey; added to the ordinary forms of words, to express additional emphasis, or some change in the sense. Hebrew: ה h-com.


~&~: Placed between the two words of a compound word or name.


~ed(fp): Feminine plural verb passive participle denoting an action (such as baked).


~ed(fs): Feminine singular verb passive participle denoting an action (such as baked).


~ed(mp): Masculine plural verb passive participle denoting an action (such as baked).


~ed(ms): Masculine singular verb passive participle denoting an action (such as baked).


~her: Third person feminine singular pronoun (her) also used as a possessive pronoun (of him or his). Hebrew: ה ah-fem.


~him: Third person masculine singular pronoun (him) also used as a possessive pronoun (of him or his). Hebrew: ו o-masc.


~ing(fp): Feminine plural verb participle denoting an action (such as baking) or one of action (such as a baking one, or baker).


~ing(fs): Feminine singular verb participle denoting an action (such as baking) or one of action (such as a baking one, or baker).


~ing(mp): Masculine plural verb participle denoting an action (such as baking) or one of action (such as a baking one, or baker).


~ing(ms): Masculine singular verb participle denoting an action (such as baking) or one of action (such as a baking one, or baker).


~me: First person common singular pronoun (me), also used as a possessive pronoun (of me or my). Hebrew: י i-com.


~must: Paragogic Nun; emphasizes the intensity of action of the verb. Hebrew: ן n-com.


~of: Identifies the noun as singular possessive. Hebrew: י i-com.


~s: Identifies the noun as a plural. When attached to the name of a person it identifies the name as plural possessive. Hebrew: ים iym-masc. ות ot-fem.


~s2: Identifies the noun as a dual plural. Hebrew: ים yim-com.


~them(f): Third person feminine plural pronoun (them) also used as a possessive pronoun (of them or their). Hebrew: הן hen-fem.


~them(m): Third person masculine plural pronoun (them) also used as a possessive pronoun (of them or their). Hebrew: הם hem-masc.


~unto: Directional Hey; implies movement toward the location identified in the word this suffix is attached to. Hebrew: ה ah-com. Alt. Trans.: upon


~us: First person common plural pronoun (we), also used as a possessive pronoun (of us or our). Hebrew: נו nu-com.


~you(fp): Second person feminine plural pronoun (you), also used as a possessive pronoun (of you or your). Hebrew: כן khen-fem.


~you(fs): Second person feminine singular pronoun (you), alsoused as a possessive pronoun (of you or your). Hebrew: ך ek-fem.


~you(mp): Second person masculine plural pronoun (you), also used as a possessive pronoun (of you or your). Hebrew: כם khem-masc.


~you(ms): Second person masculine singular pronoun (you), also used as a possessive pronoun (of you or your). Hebrew: ך kha-masc.


?~: The interrogative hey converting the sentence into a question. Hebrew: ה ah-com.


~>>~: Identifies the verb form as infinitive.


and~: The conjunction meaning and. Often used as the vav consecutive meaning that when prefixed to a verb it will usually reverse the tense of the verb. Hebrew: ו we / wa / u-com. Alt. Trans.: as; but; or; so; that; then; when


be~: Identifies the voice of the verb as passive.


did~: Identifies the tense of the verb as perfect. The perfect tense is a completed action and in most cases is related to the English past tense. Alt. Trans.: had (when the subject of the verb precedes the verb)


from~: A preposition meaning from. Hebrew: ם me-com. Alt. Trans.: at; by; kinds; more than; of; on; out of; rather than; some of; to; including; because of


he~: Identifies the subject of the verb as third person masculine singular. Alt. Trans.: any; it


I~: Identifies the subject of the verb as first person common singular.


in~: A preposition meaning in or with. Hebrew: ב be-com. Alt. Trans.: among; at; by; on; over; to; with; excuse me (when suffixed with "me~")


like~: A preposition meaning like. Hebrew: ך ke-com. Alt. Trans.: about; as; same


make~: Identifies the the mood of the verb as causative. Alt. Trans.: cause; give; take


much~: Identifies the the mood of the verb as intensive. Alt. Trans.: many, completely


self~: Identifies the voice of the verb as reflexive. Alt. Trans.: act


she~: Identifies the subject of the verb as third person feminine singular.


the~: The definite article meaning "the." Hebrew: ה ha-com.


they(f)~: Identifies the subject of the verb as third person feminine plural.


they(m)~: Identifies the subject of the verb as third person masculine plural.


they~: Identifies the subject of the verb as third person common plural.


to~: A preposition meaning to or for. Hebrew: ל le-com. Alt. Trans.: about; as; at; belong to; by; for; has; have; so; with; within


we~: Identifies the subject of the verb as first person common plural.


which~: A preposition meaning which or who. Hebrew: ש she-com.


will~: Identifies the tense of the verb as imperfect. The imperfect tense is an incomplete action and is closely related to the English present and future tenses.


you(fp)~: Identifies the subject of the verb as second person feminine plural.


you(fs)~: Identifies the subject of the verb as second person feminine singular.


you(mp)~: Identifies the subject of the verb as second person masculine plural.


you(ms)~: Identifies the subject of the verb as second person masculine singular.