אלף

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See also: אַלף and אל״ף

Hebrew[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

אָלֶף (áleff

  1. Alternative spelling of אל״ף

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

אִלֵּף (iléf) (pi'el construction, passive counterpart אֻלַּף)

  1. Defective spelling of אילף

Etymology 3[edit]

From Proto-Semitic *ʾalp-.

Noun[edit]

אֶלֶף (élefm (dual indefinite אלפיים \ אַלְפַּיִם, plural indefinite אֲלָפִים, singular construct אֶלֶף־, plural construct אַלְפֵי־) [pattern: קֶטֶל]

  1. (cardinal numeral) Thousand, a thousand, one thousand.
Declension[edit]

Yiddish[edit]

Noun[edit]

אלף (alef)

  1. (nonstandard) Unpointed form of אַלף (alef).