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HebrewEdit

Root
ל־ק־ח

EtymologyEdit

Related to Arabic لَحِقَ(laḥiqa, to stick together) through metathesis.

NounEdit

לֶקַח (lékakhm

  1. lesson, moral
  2. cake.

DeclensionEdit

VerbEdit

לָקַח (lakákh) (pa'al construction, infinitive לָקַחַת‎, present לוֹקֵחַ‎, future ייקח \ יִקַּח‎, imperative קַח‎, passive counterpart לוקח \ לֻקַּחor נִלְקַח‎)

  1. to take (grasp with the hands)
  2. to take (carry somewhere)
  3. to take (get possession of)
  4. to take (last or expend an amount of time)
  5. to take (ingest or inject a drug)
  6. to take (enroll in a course of study)
  7. to take (capture a photograph)

Usage notesEdit

  • Unlike English take, לקח is not typically used as a light verb; for example, “to take a shower” is simply התקלח(hitkaléakh) or התרחץ(hitrakhétz).

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