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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Semitic *ḥalīb-.

VerbEdit

חלב (transliteration needed)

  1. to milk

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ח־ל־ב

From Proto-Semitic *ḥalīb-.

NounEdit

חָלָב (khalávm (plural indefinite חֲלָבִים‎, singular construct חֲלֵב־)

  1. milk (the liquid)
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VerbEdit

חָלַב (khaláv) (pa'al construction)

  1. to milk
  2. (slang) to obtain information
  3. (slang) to squeeze every last drop out, to extort

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Etymology 2Edit

 
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ח־ל־ב

NounEdit

חֵלֶב (khélevm (singular construct חֵלֶב־) [pattern: קֵטֶל]

  1. (Judaism) Particular animal fats forbidden for consumption by Jewish law.
  2. (by extension) The best part (of something).
    • Genesis 45:18,
      חֵלֶב הָאָרֶץ
      the best part of the land

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