חייל

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Hebrew[edit]

Noun[edit]

חייל \ חַיָּל (khayálm (plural indefinite חיילים \ חַיָּלִים, singular construct חייל \ חַיַּל־, feminine counterpart חיילת \ חַיֶּלֶת)

  1. soldier
  2. pawn (chess piece)

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Verb[edit]

חייל \ חִיֵּל (khiyél) (pi'el construction)

  1. (transitive) to enlist someone

Yiddish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Hebrew חַיִל (army, strength).

Noun[edit]

חייל (khayeln, plural חיילות (khayoles)

  1. army
  2. military

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