חלון

HebrewEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Root
ח־ל־ל

Compare Ugaritic 𐎈𐎍𐎐 (ḥln, window). The Ugaritic form makes unlikely the traditional association with חָלַל(to pierce), cognate with Arabic خَلَّ(ḵalla, to bore, to punch).

NounEdit

חַלּוֹן (khalónm or f (plural indefinite חַלּוֹנוֹת‎)

  1. a window
  2. (slang) a free period

Usage notesEdit

  • In modern Hebrew the word is usually masculine.

Etymology 2Edit

Root
ח־ל־ן

NounEdit

חִלּוּן (khilúnm

  1. defective spelling of חילון

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