פתח

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See also: פת״ח and פ־ת־ח

Aramaic[edit]

Verb[edit]

פתח (transliteration needed)

  1. to open

Hebrew[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root פ־ת־ח (p-t-ḥ).

Noun[edit]

פֶּתַח (petákhm (plural indefinite form פתחים, singular construct form פתח, plural construct form פתחי)

  1. doorway
  2. entrance
  3. opening

References[edit]

Strong’s concordance number: H6607

Verb[edit]

פָּתַח (patákh) (pa'ál construction)

  1. (transitive) he opened.

Usage notes[edit]

  • פתח, unlike English open, is not an ergative verb; when it is used without an explicit direct object, it is because the object is implied. If there is no implicit object, נפתח (niftákh) is used instead.

Related terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

פִּתֵּחַ (pitéakh) (pi'él construction)

  1. Defective spelling of פיתח.

Anagrams[edit]