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- n. the form of a word that is used to denote more than one
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The plural form toledoth merely conveys the idea, so common in Hebrew, of the many individual items that go to make up a "history" or "story."
The Zakzúk is the young of the Shál (Synodontis Schal: Seetzen); its plural form
It is the plural form of the word Midrash which is found only twice in the Old Testament (II Par.
The tribal name, properly pronounced as in Latin, Me-ah-me (whence Maumee), and in the full plural form Ou-miami-wek, is of uncertain meaning and derivation.
Several modern scholars, however, prefer the derivation of the name from the Hebrew word kinnereth; or from the plural form kinneroth, cognate with kinnor, signifying a harp or zither.
For "men" the Hebrew has the singular 'ish, "man," as the language often does in the case of nouns whose plural form would be the normal thing (K.S. 256b); so also
Rightly speaking, a kind of potential plural is involved (K.S. 260 a-e), as the fullness of the potentialities that lie in God is expressed by the plural of 'elohim, which may even be used with a plural form of its predicate adjective