צלע

Contents

HebrewEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Root
צ־ל־ע

VerbEdit

צָלַע ‎(tsoléa) ‎(pa'al construction)

  1. to limp
  2. (slang, with present participle) lame
    רָאִיתִי אֶתְמוֹל סֶרֶט מָה־זֶה צוֹלֵעַ‎ ― ra'íti etmól séret má-ze tsoléa ― I saw such a lame movie yesterday

ConjugationEdit

Read in another language