אכל

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Aramaic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Semitic *ʾakāl-.

Verb[edit]

אכל

  1. to eat, to consume

Hebrew[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Semitic *ʾakāl-. Cognate with Arabic أكل (’ákala).

Verb[edit]

אָכַל (akhál) (pa'ál construction)

  1. to eat
  2. to consume, to use up
  3. to devour, to eat up
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Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

אֻכָּל (ukál) (pu'ál construction)

  1. corrode, consume, devour
    Exodus 3:2, with translation of the King James Version:
    הַסְּנֶה בֹּעֵר בָּאֵשׁ וְהַסְּנֶה אֵינֶנּוּ אֻכָּל
    has'né boér baésh v'has'né enénu ukál
    the bush burned with fire, and the bush was not consumed

Etymology 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

אֹכֶל (ókhelm

  1. Alternative spelling of אוכל.

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