אהל

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Hebrew[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root א־ה־ל ‎('-h-l).

Verb[edit]

אָהַל ‎(ahál) ‎(pa'al construction)

  1. To pitch a tent.

Verb[edit]

אִהֵל ‎(ihél) ‎(pi'el construction)

  1. Defective spelling of איהל.

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

אָהָל ‎(ahálm ‎(plural indefinite אֲהָלִים, no construct forms)

  1. (obsolete, Biblical Hebrew) Aloe.
  2. (obsolete, Talmudic) A plant that was used for laundry.
  3. Mesembryanthemum.

Etymology 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

אֹהֶל ‎(óhelm ‎(plural indefinite אֳהָלִים, singular construct אהל \ אֹהֶל־, plural construct אוהלי \ אָהֳלֵי־)

  1. Defective spelling of אוהל.

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Judeo-Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic أَهْل ‎(ʾahl).

Noun[edit]

אהל ‎(ʾahlunm

  1. kin, family
  2. (followed by genitive) people, members, followers, adherents (of)
    • Exodus 1:6 in Saadia Gaon's Tafsir (circa 10th century)
      תׄם מאת יוסף וגׄמיע אכׄותה וגׄמיע אהל דׄלך אלגׄיל׃
      ṯumma māta yūsufu wajamīʿu ʾiḵwatihi wajamīʿu ahli ḏālika l-jīli.
      Then Joseph died and all his brethren and all the people of that generation.