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EtymologyEdit

Root
ס־ג־ד

Calque of Arabic مَسْجِد (masjid). Compare the vb. סָגַד (sagád, to bow down, prostrate) with Arabic's سَجَدَ (sájada), of same meaning.

NounEdit

מִסְגָּד (misgádm (plural indefinite מִסְגָּדִים, singular construct מִסְגַּד־, plural construct מִסְגְּדֵי־) [pattern: מִקְטָל]

  1. mosque