גמל

HebrewEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Semitic *gamal-. Compare Arabic جَمَل ‎(jamal, camel), جَمَّال ‎(jammāl, camel driver).

NounEdit

גָּמָל ‎(gamálm ‎(plural indefinite גְּמַלִּים, singular construct גְּמַל־, plural construct גְּמַלֵּי־, feminine counterpart נָאקָה)

  1. camel
    • Genesis 24:46, with translation of the Jewish Publication Society:
      וַתְּמַהֵר וַתּוֹרֶד כַּדָּהּ מֵעָלֶיהָ וַתֹּאמֶר שְׁתֵה וְגַם־גְּמַלֶּיךָ אַשְׁקֶה וָאֵשְׁתְּ וְגַם הַגְּמַלִּים הִשְׁקָתָה׃
      vat'mahér vatóred kadáh me'aléha vatómer sh'té v'gam-g'malékha 'ashké va'ésht v'gám hag'malím hishkáta.
      wattəmahēr wattṓreḏ kaddāh mēʿāléhā wattṓmer šəṯē wəḡam-gəmalléḵā ʾašqé wāʾēšt wəḡam haggəmallīm hišqā́ṯā.
      And she made haste, and let down her pitcher from her shoulder, and said: Drink, and I will give thy camels drink also. So I drank, and she made the camels drink also.

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NounEdit

גַּמָּל ‎(gamálm ‎(plural indefinite גַּמָּלִים, singular construct גַּמַּל־, plural construct גַּמָּלֵי־)

  1. camel driver

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