של־

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Hebrew[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From שֶׁ־ (she-, that, which) + לְ־ (l'-, to). Attested since Mishnaic Hebrew. More recently supplanted by the standalone form שֶׁל (shél), but the inflected forms are unchanged.

Preposition[edit]

שֶׁלְּ־ (shel'-)

  1. (archaic) Alternative form of שֶׁל (shel); not used predicatively.

Usage notes[edit]

  • This form also frequently results from שֶׁ־ (she-) + לְ־ (l'-).
  • See usage notes at שֶׁל (shel).
  • Like all prepositional compounds ending in לְ־ (l'-), שֶׁלְּ־ undergoes vowel modifications, and merges with a following definite article; see usage notes at לְ־.