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חוֹם, חֲמִימוּת

For many of us, it’s cold these days. The heaters and the duvets are out, for some of us the snowplows and the food rations…

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Not everyone likes the heat, but I think it’s safe to say that everyone likes warmth, both in the physical sense of sitting by a cozy fire, and in the emotional sense.

The Hebrew word for both heat and warmth is חוֹם (khohm). But there’s another word that refers to just warmth: חֲמִימוּת (khah-mee-MOOT).

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