ילד

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Aramaic[edit]

Verb[edit]

ילד

  1. to bear children
  2. to be born

Hebrew[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root י־ל־ד (y-l-d).

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Noun[edit]

יֶלֶד (yéledm (plural indefinite form יְלָדִים, singular construct form ילד, plural construct form ילדי)

  1. A (male) child, a (male) kid, a boy: a young (male) person.
  2. (specifically) A son, a (male) child, a (male) kid, a boy: a person's (male) offspring.
    כמה ילדים יש לכם?káma y'ladím yesh lakhém? — How many children do you have?
  3. (derogatory) An immature adult; kid, child.
  4. (among children and teenagers) Used of a (male) peer of one's own age group.
    ילד מהכתה שלי yéled meihakitá shelía boy from my class

Usage notes[edit]

Verb[edit]

יָלַד (yalád) (pa'ál construction)

  1. (of a woman) To give birth (to a child).

Usage notes[edit]

  • Needless to say, this verb's masculine forms are exceedingly rare.

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