לסנוור
 
עִוֵּר (ee-VEHR) for a male and עִוֶּרֶת (ee-VEH-ret) for a female are the Hebrew words for someone who is blind.
 
By contrast, to blind someone is לְסַנְוֵר (le-sahn-VEHR). This is a very old word; it comes up in next week’s Torah portion, where the angels visiting Lot strike the Sodomites with blindness – סַנְוֵרִים (sahn-veh-REEM).
 
So if you’re driving at night and the guy behind you has his high beams on, you might complain, הוּא מְסַנְוֵר אוֹתִי (hoo me-sahn-VEHR oh-TEE) – He’s blinding me!
 

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