4754. mara
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mara: perhaps to flap (the wings)
Original Word: מָרָא
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: mara
Phonetic Spelling: (maw-raw')
Short Definition: lifts

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. root
perhaps to flap (the wings)
NASB Translation
lifts (1).

I. [מָרָא] verb only

Hiph`il Imperfect3feminine singular: meaning dubious, perhaps beat the air, or flap the wings, compare Di De (and Wetzst in De), Bu Du (compare Arabic whip, urge on a horse ?); — תַּמְרִ֑יא תִּשְׂחָק לַסּוּם וּלְדֹבְ˜בוֺ׃ Job 39:18 she (the ostrich) flaps away, she laughs at the horse and his rider.

II. מרא (√ of following, be fat; compare Assyrian marû III. causative, adjective marû, well-fed, fat; Arabic be digestible, agree with (of food)).

be filthy, lift up self

A primitive root; to rebel; hence (through the idea of maltreating) to whip, i.e. Lash (self with wings, as the ostrich in running) -- be filthy, lift up self.

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