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Hebrew translation: ya-ar

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English term or phrase:forest
Hebrew translation:ya-ar
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11:03 Aug 10, 2001
English to Hebrew translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: wood or forest
How do I translate the feminine form of the latin word Sylva to Hebrew? Sylva means wood, forest?
Sylvia Nelson
Ya-ar ... or Xoresh. These are masculine words. The feminine Hebrew wd "Ya-a-rah" means Honeycomb
Explanation:
Sylvia. If you want to translate your name into Hebrew , call yourself "Ya-a-rah" (Yod, ayeen, resh, heh). Ya-ar means Forest and Ya-arah means - Honeycomb. But the Honeycomb word is hardly used and the word Ya-a-rah evinces a forest in the mind.
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liora
Israel
Local time: 02:55
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Thank you for your help with my question and for the prompt reply. I think I'd like to evince a thought of honey with my name, rather than an expansive grove of trees. :-)
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naYa-ar ... or Xoresh. These are masculine words. The feminine Hebrew wd "Ya-a-rah" means Honeycomb
liora


  

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Ya-ar ... or Xoresh. These are masculine words. The feminine Hebrew wd "Ya-a-rah" means Honeycomb


Explanation:
Sylvia. If you want to translate your name into Hebrew , call yourself "Ya-a-rah" (Yod, ayeen, resh, heh). Ya-ar means Forest and Ya-arah means - Honeycomb. But the Honeycomb word is hardly used and the word Ya-a-rah evinces a forest in the mind.

liora
Israel
Local time: 02:55
Native speaker of: Native in HebrewHebrew, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 23
Grading comment
Thank you for your help with my question and for the prompt reply. I think I'd like to evince a thought of honey with my name, rather than an expansive grove of trees. :-)
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