חתול

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Etymology[edit]

Root
ח־ת־ל(ḥ-t-l)

From the Hebrew of the Babylonian Talmud. Related to a Jewish Babylonian Aramaic חתולין‎, a plural form appearing in the Targum Jonathan version of Isaiah 13:22, rendering the Hebrew "איים" as "חתולין" (cats).

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Noun[edit]

חָתוּל (khatúlm (plural indefinite חֲתוּלִים‎, singular construct חֲתוּל־, feminine counterpart חֲתוּלָה‎)

  1. cat

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References[edit]

  • חתול” in the Hebrew Terms Database of the Academy of Hebrew Language

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