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אֵפֶר

Reinier de Blois

(1) noun m
(a) Sand | ‏ אֵבֶל, בְּכִי, חָצָץ, עָפָר, צוֹם, שַׂק, תַּחֲנוּן, תְּפִלָּה
= powdery residue left after the burning of a substance; normally deposited outside of a village or city; used by mourners to put on their heads or roll themselves into; associated with things that are fine and powdery and easily scattered by the wind, with low status, and possibly with mortality as well  - ashes  (GEN.18:27; NUM.19:9,10 ...)
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