Hebrew Suffixes

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Hebrew Suffixes
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  1. ים (Yud and Mem)
    Suffix
    • masculine plural
    • יָמִים yamim (days)
  2. ות (Vav and Tav)
    Suffix
    • feminine plural
    • מִצְווֹת mitzvot (commandments)
  3. תִי (Tav with Hiriq and Yodh)
    Suffix attached to verb stem
    When attached to a verb stem, indicates first person, singular, past tense. I did

    כָּתַבְתִי katavti (I wrote)
  4. תָ (Tav with Kamatz)
    Suffix attached to verb stem
    When attached to a verb stem, indicates second person, masculine, singular, past tense. You did

    כָּתַבְתָּ katavta (you (sing. m.) wrote)
  5. תְ (Tav with Sh'va)
    Suffix attached to verb stem
    When attached to a verb stem, indicates second person, feminine, singular, past tense. You did

    כָּתַבְתְּ katavt (you (sing. f.) wrote)
  6. נוּ (Nun and Vav with shuruk)
    Suffix attached to verb stem
    When attached to a verb stem, indicates first person, plural, past tense. We did

    כָּתַבְנוּ katavnu (we wrote)
  7. הּ ָ or – (He with Mappiq, previous letter with Kamatz or Patach)
    Suffix
    • Third person, singular, feminine direct object or possessive. Her,Hers
    • לַחְמָהּ Lachmah (her bread)
    • תְבוּאָתָהּ Tvuathah (her ingathering of produce)
  8. ךָ (Final Kaf with kamatz)
    Suffix
    • Second person, singular, masculine direct object or possessive. You,Your
    • יְבַרֶכְךָ yevarekhekha (He will bless you)
    • בְּכָל לְבָבְךָ וּבְכָל נַפְשְׁךָ וּבְכָל מְאֺדֶךָ bekhol levavkha uvkhol nafshekhauvkhol meodekha (with all your heart and with all your soul and with allyour means)
  9. נוּ (Nun and Vav with shuruk)
    Suffix
    • First person, plural direct object or possessive. Us, Our
    • אֲשֶׁר קִדְּשָׁנוּ asher kidshanu (who has sanctified us)
    • אָבִינוּ מַלְכֵּנוּ avinu malkenu (our Father, our King)
  10. ת (Tav)
    Suffix
    • Changes a singular feminine noun to the construct form. of
    • תּוֹרַת מֹשֶׁה Torat Moshe (Torah of Moses)
  11. י (Yud)
    Suffix
    • Changes a plural masculine noun to the construct form. of
    • סִפְרֵי קְדוּשָׁה Sifre kdushah (Books of holiness)
  12. וֹן (Vav with holam and nun)
    Suffix
    • denotes a smaller version of something
    • סֵפֶר sefer (book) → סִפְרוֹן sifron (booklet)
    • מַחְשֵׁב mahshev (computer) → מַחְשֵׁבוֹן mahshevon (calculator)
    • מִטְבָּח mitbah (kitchen) → מִטְבָּחוֹן mitbahon (kitchenette)

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