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1)[line 2]מנקיט אביי חומרי מתניתאMANKIT ABAYE CHUMREI MASNISA- Abaye gathered together from the Beraisos subjects with similar rules. The word "Chumrei" refers to a knot or a string of jewels that is worn around the neck as an ornament (compare k'Min Chomer - Sotah 15a, Kidushin 22b, and Background to Shabbos 62:17).

2)[line 3]הגודHA'GODE- a leather bag for wine, milk, etc. which travelers at night tie onto short poles and stretch like a tent in order to let the air cool it

3)[line 3]כילהKILAH- a bed canopy that is at least a Tefach wide at the top

4)[line 3]כסא גליןKISEI GALIN- (a) a chair that can be assembled and disassembled (RASHI); (b) a type of bed which is constructed by spreading a hide over a frame (TOSFOS)

5)[line 6]כסא טרסקלKISEI TERISKEL- (a) (O.F. faldestol) a folding chair (RASHI); (b) According to the Girsa KISEI V'TERASKAL, these are two separate objects, a chair and a basket (RAMBAM Hilchos Shabbos 22:28)

6)[line 6]אסלאASLA- a portable toilet seat

7)[line 7]מותר לנטותןMUTAR LI'NTOSAN- it is permissible to set them up, even though there are similarities between setting them up and making a tent

8)[line 8]שימרSHIMER- if a person filtered [wine]

9)[line 22]מרקדMERAKED- the Av Melachah of sifting; separating mixed objects with a strainer

10)[line 31]משיחהMESHICHAH- a cord

11)[line 32]כילהKILAH- setting up a Kilah, see #3

12)[line 33]מטהMITAH- setting up a bed

13)[line 36]קרמנאיKARMENAI- (a) the type used by Carmanians, (inhabitants of Carmania, a province of the ancient Persian empire), which was a folding bed; (b) the type used by sellers of linen clothing, which was a folding bed or frame used to exhibit their wares

14)[line 39]מאורתא נגידוME'URTA NEGIDU- in the evening they were set up

15)[line 40]ומצפרא חביטא רמיאMI'TZAFRA CHAVITU RAMYA- in the morning they were taken apart and laying on the floor

16)[line 41]וילוןVILON- a curtain which covers the doorway


17)[line 1]כילת חתניםKILAS CHASANIM- a "groom's canopy" that is made for decorative purposes only (RASHI). See Tosfos DH she'Ein for other possibilities.

18)[line 7]שיפועהSHIPU'AH- the measurement of the horizontal component of its decline (i.e. the width as measured on bottom from the center of the canopy to one of the outer edges)

19)[line 8]שפועי אהלים כאהלים דמוSHIPU'EI OHALIM K'OHALIM DAMEI- the sloped walls of a tent are considered as if they stretch out parallel to the ground, and are therefore considered an "Ohel"

20)[line 9]לא נחית מפוריא טפחLO NACHIS MI'PURYA TEFACH- the bottom edge of the canopy does not hang down a Tefach (or more) from the bottom edge of the bed

21)[line 11]סיאנאSIA'NA- a wide-brimmed felt hat; see Insights

22)[line 14]שרביב בגלימא טפחSHARBIV B'GELIMA TEFACH- if he extended his Talis from the front of his head one Tefach outward

23)[line 16]אימא לן איזיEIMA LAN EIZI- then tell us

24)[line 19]גוד בכיסנאGODE B'CHISNA- a Gode (see above, #2) whose straps are already tied onto poles

25)[line 21]וכילהV'KILAH- and with regard to setting up a Kilah on Shabbos, [even if ten people set it up, it is prohibited]

26)[line 22]מימתחאMIMTECHA- will be stretched out

27)[line 24]נשמטה אחת מירכותיהNISHMETAH ACHAS MI'YARCHOSEHA- that one of its four legs fell off

28)[line 26]יתקעSHEMA YISKA- he [firmly] wedge [the leg in place]

29)[line 27]"והפלא ה' את מכותך ...""V'HIFLA HASH-M ES MAKOSECHA …"- "Then HaSh-m will make your blows unimaginable …" (Devarim 28:59)

30)[line 28]"לכן, הנני יוסיף ...""LACHEN, HINENI YOSIF ..."- "Therefore, behold, I will proceed to do a marvelous work among this people, even a marvelous work and a wonder: for the wisdom of their wise men shall perish and the understanding of their prudent men shall be hidden." (Yeshayah 29:14) - The "marvelous work and wonder" is referring to Torah learning, the wisdom of the wise.

31)[line 29]כרם ביבנהKEREM B'YAVNEH- the Yeshiva in Yavneh where the students sat in rows resembling grapevines in a vineyard

32a)[line 32]"ונעו מים עד ים ... ""V'NA'U MI'YAM AD YAM ..."- "And they shall wander from sea to sea, and from the north to the east, they shall run to-and-fro to seek the word of HaSh-m and shall not fine it." (Amos 8:12)

b)[line 33]דבר ה' זו הלכה ... הקץ ... נבואהDEVAR HASH-M ZU HALACHAH ... HA'KETZ ... NEVUAH- The connection between HaSh-m and Bnei Yisrael is called Devar HaSh-m. In the broadest sense, Devar HaSh-m is the Torah, Nevi'im, and Kesuvim, i.e. Torah shebi'Chtav, the written Torah. Our Gemara hints to this in that "Halachah" refers to the Torah, where all the Mitzvos mid'Oraisa are found, "ha'Ketz" refers to the Kesuvim, where the verses about the end of days (at the end of Daniel) are found, and "Nevu'ah" refers to Nevi'im. The fact that Bnei Yisrael will forget the Tanach is an unimaginable calamity. (MAHARAL here and in Tiferes Yirael Chapter 56)

33)[line 33]הקץHA'KETZ- (a) the end [of the exile] (TOSFOS DH Devar); (b) Kesuvim, which contains verses about the end of days, at the end of Daniel (MAHARAL); see above, #32b

34)[line 39]מסתפקא להו האMISTAPKA LEHU HA- that is, they were uncertain as to the source of the law mentioned in the Mishnah that was just quoted.

35)[line 40]כמאן דמלי טומאהK'MAN D'MALI TUM'AH- as if the Tum'ah of the Sheretz fills the entire space of the earthenware oven, making all food and utensils therein a Rishon l'Tum'ah