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AramaicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Semitic *waraq-.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

ירק (transliteration needed)

  1. to be light coloured/colored, pale, green, yellow

ReferencesEdit

  • yrq”, in The Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project, Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–
  • Jastrow, Marcus (1903) A Dictionary of the Targumim, the Talmud Babli and Yerushalmi, and the Midrashic Literature, London, New York: Luzac & Co., G.P. Putnam's Sons
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press

HebrewEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the root י־ר־ק.

NounEdit

יֶרֶק (yéreqm [pattern: קֶטֶל]

  1. vegetation, herbage, greenery
    גן-הירק‎ ― vegetable garden
  2. (colloquial) singular of יְרָקוֹת (y'rakót)

NounEdit

יָרָק (yaráqm

  1. An herb.
    • 1 Kings 21:2:
      וַיְדַבֵּר אַחְאָב אֶל־נָבוֹת ׀ לֵאמֹר ׀ תְּנָה־לִּי אֶת־כַּרְמְךָ וִיהִי־לִי לְגַן־יָרָק כִּי הוּא קָרוֹב אֵצֶל בֵּיתִי וְאֶתְּנָה לְךָ תַּחְתָּיו כֶּרֶם טוֹב מִמֶּנּוּ אִם טוֹב בְּעֵינֶיךָ אֶתְּנָה־לְךָ כֶסֶף מְחִיר זֶה׃‏
      And Ahab spake unto Naboth, saying, Give me thy vineyard, that I may have it for a garden of herbs, because it [is] near unto my house: and I will give thee for it a better vineyard than it; [or], if it seem good to thee, I will give thee the worth of it in money.[1]
    • Proverbs 15:17:
      טוֹב אֲרֻחַת יָרָק וְאַהֲבָה־שָׁם מִשּׁוֹר אָבוּס וְשִׂנְאָה־בוֹ׃‏
      Better [is] a dinner of herbs where love is, than a stalled ox and hatred therewith.[1]

NounEdit

יָרֹק (yaróqm

  1. Defective spelling of ירוק.

VerbEdit

יָרַק (yaráq) (pa'al construction)

  1. To become green.
  2. To spew.

AnagramsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 Bible (King James Version), London: Robert Barker, 1611.