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HebrewEdit

EtymologyEdit

Compare Arabic مِثْل(miṯl, like) and مِثَال(miṯāl, example, model, allegory).

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מָשָׁל (mashálm (plural indefinite מְשָׁלִים)

  1. allegory, fable, morality play
    השיר הוא משל לאהבה.‎ ― haShír hu mashál leʾahavá. ― The song is an allegory for love.
  2. example
    האירוע הוא משל למה שעלול לקרות.‎ ― haʾErúaʿ hu mashál lemá shʿalul leqrot. ― The event is an example for what might happen.

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Root
מ־שׁ־ל

מָשַׁל (mashál) (pa'al construction)

  1. To rule, to reign, to govern.

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YiddishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Hebrew משל(mashál).

NounEdit

משל (moshln, plural משלים(mesholem)

  1. fable, allegory, metaphor
  2. example
  3. (computing) demo

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