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HebrewEdit

EtymologyEdit

Cognate with Aramaic תְּכִלְתָּא(təḵiltā), Akkadian 𒋠𒍝𒆳𒆳𒊏 (takiltu).

NounEdit

תְּכֵלֶת (t'chéletf

  1. biblical blue
  2. (archaic) wool dyed biblical blue
  3. in Modern Hebrew, the feminine form of תכול (tekhol), "azure"

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