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AramaicEdit

Proper nounEdit

שָׁאוּל ‎(šāʾūl)

  1. (biblical) Saul
  2. A male given name.

See alsoEdit


HebrewEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Root
שׁ־א־ל

Passive participle of שָׁאַל ‎(sha'ál, to ask, to borrow). Proper noun follows from Adjective.

AdjectiveEdit

שָׁאוּל ‎(shaúlm ‎(feminine שְׁאוּלָה, masculine plural שְׁאוּלִים, feminine plural שְׁאוּלוֹת) [pattern: קָטוּל]

  1. borrowed
    (Can we add an example for this sense?)

Proper nounEdit

שָׁאוּל ‎(shaúlm

  1. A male given name, Shaul, equivalent to English Saul.

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

שְׁאוֹל ‎(sheólm f

  1. The netherworld (where the dead reside)
    • 1 Samuel 2:6, with translation of the English Standard Version:
      יְהוָה מֵמִית וּמְחַיֶּה מֹורִיד שְׁאֹול וַיָּֽעַל׃
      The LORD kills and brings to life; he brings down to Sheol and raises up.
    • Proverbs 9:18, with translation of the New International Version:
      וְֽלֹא־יָדַע כִּֽי־רְפָאִים שָׁם בְּעִמְקֵי שְׁאֹול קְרֻאֶֽיהָ׃
      But little do they know that the dead are there, that her guests are deep in the realm of the dead.

YiddishEdit

Proper nounEdit

שאול ‎(shoelm

  1. A male given name, Saul
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