גמל

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Hebrew[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Root
ג־מ־ל

From Proto-Semitic *gamal-. Compare Arabic جَمَل (jamal, camel), جَمَّال (jammāl, camel driver).

Noun[edit]

גָּמָל (gamálm (plural indefinite גְּמַלִּים, singular construct גְּמַל־, plural construct גְּמַלֵּי־, feminine counterpart נָאקָה)

  1. camel
    • Genesis 24:46, with translation of the Jewish Publication Society:
      וַתְּמַהֵר וַתּוֹרֶד כַּדָּהּ מֵעָלֶיהָ וַתֹּאמֶר שְׁתֵה וְגַם־גְּמַלֶּיךָ אַשְׁקֶה וָאֵשְׁתְּ וְגַם הַגְּמַלִּים הִשְׁקָתָה׃‎
      vat'mahér vatóred kadáh me'aléha vatómer sh'té v'gam-g'malékha 'ashké va'ésht v'gám hag'malím hishkáta.
      wattəmahēr wattṓreḏ kaddāh mēʿāléhā wattṓmer šəṯē wəḡam-gəmalléḵā ʾašqé wāʾēšt wəḡam haggəmallīm hišqā́ṯā.
      And she made haste, and let down her pitcher from her shoulder, and said: Drink, and I will give thy camels drink also. So I drank, and she made the camels drink also.
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Noun[edit]

גַּמָּל (gamálm (plural indefinite גַּמָּלִים, singular construct גַּמַּל־, plural construct גַּמָּלֵי־)

  1. camel driver

Etymology 2[edit]

Root
ג־מ־ל

Verb[edit]

גָּמַל (gamál) (pa'al construction, passive counterpart נִגְמַל)

  1. to wean (from mother's milk)
  2. (by extension) to wean (from alcohol, drugs, or other addiction)
  3. (biblical) to ripen
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Etymology 3[edit]

Root
ג־מ־ל

Verb[edit]

גָּמַל (gamál) (pa'al construction)

  1. to recompense, repay (someone)
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