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See also: אַלףand אל״ף

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HebrewEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Root
א־ל־ף

From Proto-Semitic *ʾalp-.

NumeralEdit

אֶלֶף ('élefm, f (dual אלפיים \ אַלְפַּיִם, plural אֲלָפִים, Biblical Hebrew pausal form אָלֶף) [pattern: קֶטֶל]

  1. (cardinal, ordinal) thousand, one thousand

NounEdit

אֶלֶף ('élefm (plural indefinite אֲלָפִים, singular construct אֶלֶף־, plural construct אַלְפֵי־) [pattern: קֶטֶל]

  1. millenium

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

אָלֶף (áleff

  1. Alternative spelling of אל״ף

Etymology 3Edit

VerbEdit

אִלֵּף (iléf) (pi'el construction, passive counterpart אֻלַּף)

  1. Defective spelling of אילף

YiddishEdit

NounEdit

אלף (alef)

  1. (nonstandard) Unpointed form of אַלף (alef).