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HebrewEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From מ-(mi-, of) + על(al, on).

PrepositionEdit

מֵעַל (me'ál)

  1. Above, over, higher than.
  2. (figuratively) Over, more than (a given number or amount).

Etymology 2Edit

From the root מ־ע־ל(m-`-l).

VerbEdit

מָעַל (ma'ál) (pa'al construction)

  1. to embezzle, misappropriate
  2. (Judaism) to commit sacrilege, steal something from the Temple in Jerusalem, use sacred property for personal use
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YiddishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German mel, from Old High German melo, from Proto-Germanic *melwą.

NounEdit

מעל (melf or n

  1. flour, meal