R-Ḥ-M

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R-Ḥ-M (Arabic: ر ح م‎, Hebrew: רחם‎) is the triconsonantal root of many Arabic and Hebrew words, and many of those words are used as names. It indicates mercy and sympathy.

Usages[edit]

Words[edit]

  • raḥam (Arabic: رحم‎, rexem Hebrew: רחם‎): "womb".
  • raḥ-m-mahh (Arabic: رحمة‎), raxamim Hebrew: רחמים‎): "caring; cares, mercy".

The Arabic stems[edit]

  • raḥima: "be mild, care, have mercy"
  • raḥḥama: "care for, feel sympathy for"
  • istirḥama: "beg for mercy"

The Hebrew stems[edit]

  • raxam: "care, be mild, have mercy, have tender affection, have compassion"
  • raxum: "mildhearted, softhearted, compassionate"
  • raxmani: "mild, meek, careful, merciful, compassionate"
  • raxmi: "womb"

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