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GenderMasculine
Scriptsחָם Ancient Hebrew
PronouncedPron.HAM English
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Meaning & History

Means "hot, warm" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament, Ham is one of Noah's three sons, along with Shem and Japheth. He was the ancestor of the Egyptians and Canaanites.

Categories

biblical, Charles Dickens characters, currently out of the US top 1000, English verbs, food
Entry updated December 8, 2017