אשך

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Hebrew[edit]

Root
א־שׁ־ך
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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

אֶשֶׁךְ (éshekhm (dual indefinite אשכיים \ אֶשְׁכַּיִם, plural indefinite אֲשָׁכִים) [pattern: קֶטֶל]

  1. testicle
    • Leviticus 21:20
      אוֹ גִבֵּן אוֹ דַק אוֹ תְּבַלֻּל בְּעֵינוֹ אוֹ גָרָב אוֹ יַלֶּפֶת אוֹ מְרוֹחַ אָשֶׁךְ:‏

Usage notes[edit]

  • The most common form of this word is the plural אֲשָׁכִים (ashakhím). The dual form is very rare and does not exist in modern Hebrew.
  • While the proper singular is אֶשֶׁךְ (éshekh), the non-standard pronunciation אָשָׁךְ (ashákh) is common.

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