ילד

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See also: י־ל־ד

Aramaic[edit]

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ילד (transliteration needed)

  1. to bear children
  2. to be born

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Etymology[edit]

Root
י־ל־ד

Compare Arabic وَلَد (walad, child), وَلَدَ (walada, to give birth), Ge'ez ወልድ (wäld, child)

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יֶלֶד (yéledm (plural indefinite יְלָדִים, singular construct יֶלֶד־, plural construct יַלְדֵי־, feminine counterpart יַלְדָּה) [pattern: קֶטֶל]

  1. A (male) child, a (male) kid, a boy: a young (male) person.
  2. (specifically) A son, a (male) child, a (male) kid, a boy: a person's (male) offspring.
    כמה ילדים יש לכם?‎ ― káma y'ladím yesh lakhém?How many children do you have?
  3. (derogatory) An immature adult; kid, child.
  4. (among children and teenagers) Used of a (male) peer of one's own age group.
    ילד מהכתה שלי‎ ― yéled meihakitá shelía boy from my class

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יָלַד (yalád) (pa'al construction, passive counterpart נוֹלַד)

  1. (of a woman) To give birth (to a child).

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  • Needless to say, this verb's masculine forms are exceedingly rare.

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