ארוך

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Hebrew[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root א־ר־ך ('-r-k).

Adjective[edit]

ארוך \ אָרֹךְ (arókhm sg indef. (f sg indef. ארוכה \ אֲרֻכָּה, m pl indef. ארוכים \ אֲרֻכִּים, f pl indef. ארוכות \ אֲרֻכּוֹת)

  1. Long: having a great distance from one end to the other.
  2. Long: of great duration.
  3. Used in the construct state, with a noun complement.
    אישה ארוכת שיערishá arukát-se'ár — a long-haired woman
    אספרג ארוך־עליםasparág arókh-alím — Asparagus horridus [literally long-leaved asparagus]
  4. (אֲרֹךְ־, arókh-) Masculine singular construct form of ארוך \ אָרֹךְ.