חנק

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Aramaic[edit]

Verb[edit]

חנק

  1. to choke, to suffocate
  2. to hang, to strangle
  3. to drown

Hebrew[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ח־נ־ק (ḥ-n-q).

Verb[edit]

חָנַק (khanák) (pa'ál construction)

  1. (transitive) To suffocate or asphyxiate (a person or animal); to choke, drown, or smother.