HebrewEdit

EtymologyEdit

At the time of the Babylonian Talmud, borrowed 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

Further readingEdit