נמל

HebrewEdit

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EtymologyEdit

At the time of the Babylonian Talmud borrowing from Ancient Greek λιμήν ‎(limḗn) with metathesis.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

נָמֵל ‎(namélm ‎(plural indefinite נְמֵלִים, singular construct נְמַל־, plural construct נִמְלֵי־)

  1. Port, seaport.

Usage notesEdit

  • Often spelled and pronounced as נָמָל ‎(namál), possibly by influence of the construct form.

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • נמל” in the Hebrew Terms Database of the Academy of Hebrew Language.

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