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מלאכא

AramaicEdit

EtymologyEdit

Compare Classical Syriac ܡܠܐܟܐ, Arabic مَلْأَك (malʾak) and Hebrew מַלְאָךְ (malʾāḵ).

NounEdit

מַלְאֲכָא (malʾăḵām (plural מַלְאָכַיָּא)

  1. angel
    • Daniel 3:28, with translation of the Jewish Publication Society:
      עָנֵה נְבוּכַדְנֶצַּר וְאָמַר בְּרִיךְ אֱלָהֲהוֹן דִּי־שַׁדְרַךְ מֵישַׁךְ וַעֲבֵד נְגוֹ דִּי־שְׁלַח מַלְאֲכֵהּ וְשֵׁיזִב לְעַבְדוֹהִי דִּי הִתְרְחִצוּ עֲלוֹהִי
      ʿānē nəḇūḵaḏneṣṣar wəʾāmar bərīḵ ʾĕlāhăhōn dī-šaḏraḵ mēšaḵ waʿăḇēḏ nəḡō dī-šəlaḥ malʾăḵēh wəšēziḇ ləʿaḇḏṓhī dī hiṯrəḥíṣū ʿălṓhī
      Nebuchadnezzar spoke and said: ‘Blessed be the God of Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-nego, who hath sent His angel, and delivered His servants that trusted in Him; []
  2. messenger

InflectionEdit