הועיל

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Hebrew[edit]

Root
י־ע־ל

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

הוֹעִיל (ho'íl) (hif'il construction)

  1. To be useful, beneficial, of use.

Usage notes[edit]

  • In the most common Modern Israeli accent, this verb is pronounced identically with the unrelated verb הוֹאִיל(ho'íl). As a result, they are sometimes confused in writing, with one being written where the other is meant.

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