לקח

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Hebrew[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ל־ק־ח (l-q-ḥ).

Noun[edit]

לֶקַח (lékakhm

  1. A lesson, a moral.
  2. Cake.

Declension[edit]

  singular plural
absolute לֶקַח לְקָחִים
absolute, Biblical verse-final form לָקַח לְקָחִים
construct לֶקַח לִקְחֵי
definite הַלֶּקַח הַלְּקָחִים
Possessive forms singular plural
my לִקְחִי לְקָחַי
your (masc. sing.) לִקְחֲךָ לְקָחֶיךָ
your (fem. sing.) לִקְחֵךְ לְקָחַיִךְ
his לִקְחוֹ לְקָחָיו
her לִקְחָהּ לְקָחֶיהָ
our לִקְחֵנוּ לְקָחֵינוּ
your (masc. pl.) לִקְחֲכֶם לִקְחֵיכֶם
your (fem. pl.) לִקְחֲכֶן לִקְחֵיכֶן
their (masc.) לִקְחָם לִקְחֵיהֶם
their (fem.) לִקְחָן לִקְחֵיהֶן

Verb[edit]

לָקַח (lakákh) (pa'ál construction)

  1. To take (grasp with the hands).
  2. To take (carry somewhere).
  3. To take (get possession of).
  4. To take (last or expend an amount of time).
  5. To take (ingest or inject a drug).
  6. To take (enroll in a course of study).
  7. To take (capture a photograph).

Usage notes[edit]

  • Unlike English take, לקח is not typically used as a light verb; for example, “to take a shower” is simply התקלח (hitkaléakh) or התרחץ (hitrakhétz).

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