ירק

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Aramaic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Semitic *waruḳ-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

ירק (transliteration needed)

  1. to be light coloured/colored, pale, green, yellow

References[edit]

  • yrq”, in The Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project, Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–
  • Jastrow, Marcus (1903) A Dictionary of the Targumim, the Talmud Babli and Yerushalmi, and the Midrashic Literature, London, New York: Luzac & Co., G.P. Putnam's Sons
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press

Hebrew[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Root
י־ר־ק(y-r-q)

From Proto-Semitic *waraḳ-.

Noun[edit]

יֶרֶק (yérekm [pattern: ⁧קֶטֶל⁩]

  1. vegetation, herbage, greenery
    גן-הירק⁩ ― vegetable garden
  2. (colloquial) singular of יְרָקוֹת(y'rakót)
References[edit]

Noun[edit]

יָרָק (yarákm [pattern: ⁧קָטָל⁩]

  1. herb, vegetable
    • Tanach, Deuteronomy 11:10, with translation of the New American Standard Bible:
      ...אֲשֶׁר תִּזְרַע אֶת־זַרְעֲךָ וְהִשְׁקִיתָ בְרַגְלְךָ כְּגַן הַיָּרָק.
      ...ašér tizrá' et-zar'achá vəhišqíta vəragləchá kəgán hayyaráq.
      ...where you used to sow your seed and water it with your foot like a vegetable garden..
    • Proverbs 15:17:
      טוֹב אֲרֻחַת יָרָק וְאַהֲבָה־שָׁם מִשּׁוֹר אָבוּס וְשִׂנְאָה־בוֹ׃
      Better [is] a dinner of herbs where love is, than a stalled ox and hatred therewith.[1]

Noun[edit]

יָרֹק (yarókm

  1. defective spelling of ירוק.

Verb[edit]

יָרַק (yarák) third-singular masculine past (pa'al construction)

  1. To become green.

Etymology 2[edit]

Related to ⁧רוק⁩, ⁧רקק⁩.

Verb[edit]

יָרַק (yarák) third-singular masculine past (pa'al construction)

  1. To spit.
    • Deuteronomy 25:9:
      וְנִגְּשָׁה יְבִמְתּוֹ אֵלָיו לְעֵינֵי הַזְּקֵנִים וְחָלְצָה נַעֲלוֹ מֵעַל רַגְלוֹ וְיָרְקָה בְּפָנָיו וְעָנְתָה וְאָמְרָה כָּכָה יֵעָשֶׂה לָאִישׁ אֲשֶׁר לֹא יִבְנֶה אֶת בֵּית אָחִיו׃
      Then shall his brother's wife come unto him in the presence of the elders, and loose his shoe from off his foot, and spit in his face, and shall answer and say, So shall it be done unto that man that will not build up his brother's house.[1]
References[edit]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 The Holy Bible, [] (King James Version), London: [] Robert Barker, [], 1611, →OCLC.

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