ma'ayan hamitgaber


  • n. An endless source of ideas.

Example Sentences

  • "The Mishnah in Pirkei Avot (6:1) says that a Torah scholar is like a ma’ayan hamitgaber, a spring which flows stronger and stronger." (source)

Languages of Origin

  • Textual Hebrew


  • מעיין המתגבר, lit. 'an overflowing spring/fountain'

    • Who Uses This

      • Religious: Jews who are engaged in religious observance and have some Jewish education


      • North America


      • The Joys of Hebrew, by Lewis Glinert (New York, 1992).

      Alternative Spellings

      maayan hamitgaber

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