ליד

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Hebrew[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From לְ־ (l'-, to) + יַד־ (yád-, hand-of-); hence literally roughly “at the hand of”.

Preposition[edit]

לְיַד־ (l'yád-)

  1. Near, by, near to, next to, adjacent to, alongside.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Either from the above, or from לְ־ (l'-, to) + יָד (yád-, hand); if the latter, then literally roughly “at hand”.

Prepositional phrase[edit]

לְיָד (l'yád)

  1. Near, nearby, next, adjacent, alongside.
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Knaanic[edit]

Noun[edit]

ליד (lid)

  1. Alternative reading of לוד

Usage notes[edit]

Jakobson and Halle (1964) read the original manuscript as having a yod in place of the orthographically similar vav; it is disputed which the scribe intended.

References[edit]

From ben Moshe, cited in: 1987. Paul Wexler. Explorations in Judeo-Slavic Linguistics, E. J. Brill (Leiden).


Yiddish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German liod. Compare German Lied.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Litvish, Poylish) IPA(key): [lɪd]

Noun[edit]

ליד (lidn, plural לידער (lider)

  1. song

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