AramaicEdit

EtymologyEdit

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VerbEdit

חבל (transliteration needed)

  1. to damage, to injure, to destroy

HebrewEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Root
ח־ב־ל

Compare Arabic حَبْل(ḥabl, rope, hawser), Classical Syriac ܚܒܠܐ(rope, cord). This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

חֶבֶל (khévelm (plural indefinite חֲבָלִים‎) [pattern: קֶטֶל]

  1. rope
  2. (colloquial) clothesline

Etymology 2Edit

From Aramaic [Term?] (to damage, injure, destroy, travail).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

חֲבָל (khaválm

  1. pity, woe
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

VerbEdit

חִבֵּל (khibél) (pi'el construction)

  1. defective spelling of חיבל(khibél)

AnagramsEdit