parat: perhaps divideOriginal Word: פָּרַטPart of Speech:
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a prim. rootDefinition
perhaps divideNASB Translation
Qal Participle plural הַמֹּרְטִים עַלמִּֿי הַנָּ֑בֶל Amos 6:5 (Late Hebrew break off, divide, so Syriac ; Late Hebrew מְּרוּטָה, Aramaic מְּרִיטָא, small coin, change, hence) AW Ra AE Ki divide words into parts (in singing), AV chant; and Thes scatter (compare מֶּרֶט) empty words; possibly also would be stammer (of broken speech; said contemptuously): — (Arabic is precede, act hastily, IV. act extravagantly, talk immoderately (see further DrAm. 236), hence) AW (as alternative) improvise carelessly, idly.
A primitive root; to scatter words, i.e. Prate (or hum) -- chant.