אזמל

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Hebrew[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek σμίλη (smílē, knife, chisel). Cognate with Syriac ܙܡܝܠܝܐ (zmilyā, pruning knife).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Modern Hebrew): IPA(key): /ʔizˈmel/

Noun[edit]

אִזְמֵל m

  1. knife, scalpel.
    • Mishnah, Kelim 13:4
      המעצד והאזמל והמפסלת והמקדח שניפגמו טמאין
      If an adze, scalpel, plane, or drill is damaged it remains susceptible to uncleanness.

Inflection[edit]

  Singular Plural
Absolute אִזְמֵל אִזְמֵלִים
Construct אִזְמֵל־ אִזְמֵלֵי־
With suffix אִזְמֵלוֹ אִזְמֵלָיו