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אזמל

HebrewEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek σμίλη (smílē, knife, chisel). Cognate with Syriac ܙܡܝܠܝܐ (zmilyā, pruning knife).

PronunciationEdit

  • (Modern Hebrew): IPA(key): /ʔizˈmel/

NounEdit

אִזְמֵל (izmelm

  1. knife, scalpel.
    • Mishnah, Kelim 13:4
      המעצד והאזמל והמפסלת והמקדח שניפגמו טמאין
      If an adze, scalpel, plane, or drill is damaged it remains susceptible to uncleanness.

InflectionEdit

  Singular Plural
Absolute אִזְמֵל אִזְמֵלִים
Construct אִזְמֵל־ אִזְמֵלֵי־
With suffix אִזְמֵלוֹ אִזְמֵלָיו