Which Israeli city is a good
Etymology, Etymology, and more Etymology
as well as grammar, usage, euphemism, slang, jargon, semantics (meaning), linguistics, neologism, idiom, word origin, syntax, dialect, lexicon (vocabulary), diction, pidgin, synonym, antonym, homonym, cant, argot, lingo, and redundancy.
The critically-acclaimed board game
consists of tough questions about the nuances of the English language.
In Hebrew the city's name is
Hevra, which derives from the Hebrew
Also, according to http://www.crystalinks.com/hebron.html: "In Arabic, Hebron
is called "Al Khalil," which also means "friend." Both Arabic and Hebrew are
shortened forms of the phrase, "Friend of God," meaning Abraham. Hebron,
located 32 km. (20 miles) south of Jerusalem in the Judean hills, is the site
of the oldest Jewish community in the world, which dates back to Biblical
times. The Book of Genesis relates that Abraham purchased the field where the
Tomb of the Patriarchs is located as a burial place for his wife Sarah.
According to Jewish tradition, the Patriarchs Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, and
the Matriarchs Sarah, Rebecca, and Leah are buried in the Tomb."
Please note that these are draft questions for the board game MooT.
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