A primitive root; to growl -- mourn, roar(-ing).
[נָהַם] verb growl, groan (Late Hebrew id.; Arabic ; Aramaic , נְהַם); —
Participle נֹהֵם Proverbs 28:15; —
1 growl, of a lion (namely while it is devouring its prey: opposed to שׁאנ, of roar with which it springs upon it RSProph. 243) Proverbs 28:15, of Assyr. (under figure of lion) Isaiah 5:29; followed by עַל (over), 5:30.