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Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

צֶלַע (tsélaf (plural indefinite צְלָעוֹת) [pattern: קֶטֶל]

  1. A rib (as curved), literally (of the body) or figuratively (of a door, that is, leaf); hence a side, literally (of a person) or figuratively (of an object or the sky, that is, quarter); architecturally a timber (especially floor or ceiling) or plank (single or collectively, that is, a flooring): - beam, board, chamber, corner, leaf, plank, rib, side (chamber).
  2. (geometry) an edge

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Etymology 2Edit

Root
צ־ל־ע

VerbEdit

צָלַע (tsalá') (pa'al construction)

  1. to limp
ConjugationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

צוֹלֵעַ (tsoléa') (feminine צוֹלַעַת, masculine plural צוֹלְעִים, feminine plural צוֹלְעוֹת)

  1. limping, lame
  2. (slang) lame, weak
    רָאִיתִי אֶתְמוֹל סֶרֶט מָה־זֶה צוֹלֵעַ‎ ― ra'íti etmól séret má-ze tsoléaI saw such a lame movie yesterday