תלוי

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Hebrew[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Passive participle of תלה (talá), from the root ת־ל־ה (t-l-). In the figurative sense, compare English hang.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

תָּלוּי (talúim sg indef. (f sg indef. תלויה, m pl indef. תלויים, f pl indef. תלויות)

  1. (literally of a thing) Hanging, suspended, or hung (on or from something).
    גשר תלויgésher talúisuspension bridge
    תלוי על קולבtalúi al kolávhanging on a clothes hanger
  2. (specifically, of a person or body) Hanged: having been hanged.
    תלוי על צלבtalúi al tslav — crucified (literally hanged on a cross)
  3. (figuratively) Dependent, contingent, depending (on something).
    הכל תלוי בהם.hakól talúi bahém. — It's all up to them.

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