What does golem mean?

Definitions for golemˈgoʊ ləm, -lɛm

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. golem(noun)

    (Jewish folklore) an artificially created human being that is given life by supernatural means

  2. automaton, robot, golem(noun)

    a mechanism that can move automatically


  1. golem(Noun)

    A Creature made of mud and clay. Brought to life from a magical spell on a piece of paper shoved in its mouth.

  2. Origin: גולם


  1. Golem

    In Jewish folklore, a golem is an animated anthropomorphic being, created entirely from inanimate matter. The word was used to mean an amorphous, unformed material in Psalms and medieval writing. The most famous golem narrative involves Judah Loew ben Bezalel, the late-16th-century rabbi of Prague. There are many tales differing on how the Golem was brought to life and afterwards controlled.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of golem in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of golem in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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