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HebrewEdit

EtymologyEdit

Possibly cognate with Arabic وَكَلَ(wakala, to trust) (Shared with Akkadian and Ethiopic), from Proto-Semitic *wakal-. Alternatively, Huehnergardand and Olyan propose k-h-l as the proto root.[1]

Root
י־כ־ל

VerbEdit

יכול \ יָכֹל (yakhól) (pa'al construction)

  1. can, to be able to

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Huehnergard, J., & Olyan, S. M. (2013). The Etymology of Hebrew and Aramaic Ykl ‘to be able’. Journal of semitic studies, 58(1), 13-19.