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HebrewEdit

EtymologyEdit

Root
שׁ־כ־ן

From the root שׁ־כ־ן‎ (sh-k-n). Compare שָׁכַן(shakhán, to dwell, to reside). Cognate with Arabic مَسْكَن(maskan, residence).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

מִשְׁכָּן (mishkánm (plural indefinite מִשְׁכָּנוֹת‎) [pattern: מִקְטָל]

  1. dwelling, residence (as of a person or organization)
    • Numbers 24:5, with translation of the Jewish Publication Society:
      מַה־טֹּבוּ אֹהָלֶיךָ יַעֲקֹב מִשְׁכְּנֹתֶיךָ יִשְׂרָאֵל׃
      ma-tóv 'ohalékha ya'akóv, mishk'notékha yisra'él.
      How goodly are thy tents, O Jacob, thy dwellings, O Israel!

Proper nounEdit

הַמִּשְׁכָּן (hamishkánm [pattern: מִקְטָל]

  1. the tabernacle
    • Exodus 26, 12, Leningrad Codex.
      וְסֶרַח הָעֹדֵף בִּירִיעֹת הָאֹהֶל חֲצִי הַיְרִיעָה הָעֹדֶפֶת תִּסְרַח עַל אֲחֹרֵי הַמִּשְׁכָּן׃‎‎
      The remainder of the tent curtains, the remaining half of the curtain, must hang over the backside of the tabernacle.

Old FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Hebrew מִשְׁכָּן(mishkán, tabernacle).

NounEdit

משכן (miškanm

  1. (Zarphatic) tabernacle (residence)[1]

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