מעל

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Hebrew[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From מ- (mi-, of) + על (al, on).

Preposition[edit]

מֵעַל (me'ál)

  1. Above, over, higher than.
  2. (figuratively) Over, more than (a given number or amount).

Etymology 2[edit]

From the root מ־ע־ל (m-`-l).

Verb[edit]

מָעַל (ma'ál) (pa'ál construction)

  1. (Judaism) (He) committed sacrilege, stole something from the Temple in Jerusalem, used sacred property for personal use.

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