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דרך

HebrewEdit

Etymology 1Edit

PronunciationEdit

  • (Modern Israeli) IPA(key): /ˈdeʁeχ/

NounEdit

דֶּרֶךְ (dérekhm, f (plural indefinite form דְּרָכִים, singular construct form דֶּרֶךְ־, plural construct form דַּרְכֵי־)

  1. (literally and figuratively) A road, a path, a way.
Usage notesEdit
  • Unlike most nouns of the קֶטֶל pattern, דֶּרֶךְ is primarily feminine (though masculine usage is not unheard of, especially in older forms of Hebrew). Nonetheless, it has the same inflected forms as other like-patterned nouns, including an indefinite-state plural in ־ים (-im) rather than ־ות (-ot).
DeclensionEdit

PrepositionEdit

דרך (dérekh)

  1. Through, via, by way of.
    ראיתי את זה דרך החלון.ra'íti et ze dérekh ha-khalón. — I saw it through the window.

Etymology 2Edit

From the root ד־ר־ך (d-r-k).

VerbEdit

דָּרַךְ (darách) (pa'ál construction)

  1. (He/it) trod.
ConjugationEdit
  • This past tense, third person singular masculine form is also the lemma form.

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