Hebrew

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Etymology 1

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Root
ע־ג־ל (ʿ-g-l)

From Proto-West Semitic *ʕigl-.

Noun

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עֵגֶל ('égelm (plural indefinite עֲגָלִים, feminine counterpart עֶגְלָה) [pattern: קֵטֶל]

  1. (male) calf or its meat (veal)
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Etymology 2

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Verb

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עִגֵּל ('igél) (pi'el construction)

  1. defective spelling of עיגל

Etymology 3

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Adjective

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עָגֹל ('agól)

  1. defective spelling of עגול

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