מזל

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Hebrew[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Likely from Akkadian [script needed] ‎(manzaltu). Compare Aramaic מַזָּלָא ‎(mazzālā, constellation; luck, destiny) (Classical Mandaic ࡌࡀࡍࡆࡀࡋࡀ ‎(manzala, constellation; zodiac sign)).

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מַזָּל ‎(mazálm ‎(plural indefinite מַזָּלוֹת)

  1. (biblical) constellation, stars
  2. (historical, astrology) planet: any of the seven major celestial bodies that move relative to the stars in the night sky; that is, the Sun, Venus, Mercury, the Moon, Saturn, Jupiter, or Mars
  3. sign of the Zodiac: any of the twelve constellations that constitute the Zodiac
  4. fortune, fate, destiny: that which happens to a given person at a given time, due supposedly to the positions of the planets in the Zodiac at that time and at the time of that person's birth
  5. luck, chance, fortune: that which happens due to chance rather than to planning
  6. (specifically) luck, good luck, good fortune

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Ladino[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From medieval Hebrew מזל.

Noun[edit]

מזל m ‎(Hebrew spelling, Latin spelling mazal)

  1. star, destiny

Yiddish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From medieval Hebrew מַזָּל ‎(mazzāl).

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מזל ‎(mazelm

  1. star
  2. astrology
  3. destiny
  4. luck

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