chamash: to take the fifth partOriginal Word: חִמֵּשׁPart of Speech:
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denominative verb from chameshDefinition
to take the fifth partNASB Translation
exact a fifth (1).
] verb denominative
Pi`el וְחִמֵּשׁ אֶתֿ אֶרֶץ מִצְרַיִם Genesis 41:34 (E) and he shall fifth (take the fifth part of) the land of Egypt, i.e. the fifth part of the produce (compare Arabic take a fifth part; Ethiopic 1. 2 quinque facere).
take up the fifth participle
A denominative from chamesh; to tax a fifth -- take up the fifth participle
see HEBREW chamesh