בדולח

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Hebrew[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with Akkadian [script?] (budulḫu), perhaps from Ancient Greek βδέλλιον (bdéllion). [Cuneiform?]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Modern Hebrew) IPA(key): /ˈbdolaχ/
  • (Samaritan Hebrew) IPA(key): /æbˈbɑdlæ/

Noun[edit]

בְּדֹלַח (bdólakhm

  1. (Biblical Hebrew) bdellium, the gum of a certain tree
  2. crystal

Usage notes[edit]

The meaning of this term is uncertain; the definitions above are only speculative.

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