צל

HebrewEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Semitic. 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־)

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