HebrewEdit

EtymologyEdit

Root
צ־ל־ל

From Proto-Semitic [Term?]. Cognate with Arabic ظِلّ(ẓill), Akkadian 𒄑𒈪(ṣillu, GISSU, shadow), Aramaic טוּלָּא/טִלָּא(ṭullā/ṭillā), טִלָּלָא(ṭillālā), Classical Syriac ܛܸܠܵܠܵܐ(ṭellālā), Ugaritic 𐎑𐎍𐎍(ẓll), Tigrinya ጽላሎት(ṣəlalot).

NounEdit

צֵל ‎(tsélm ‎(plural indefinite צְלָלִים, singular construct צֵל־, plural construct צִלֵּי־) [pattern: קֵטֶל]

  1. A shadow.
  2. Shade, a shaded area.
    בצל‎ ― batsél ― in the shade
  3. (צֵל־, tsél-) Singular construct form of צֵל‎.