מלח

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Aramaic[edit]

Verb[edit]

מַלַח or מְלַח (mālaḥ or mlaḥ)

  1. to salt
  2. to steer, to guide, to sail

Noun[edit]

מֶלַח or מְלַח (melaḥ or məlaḥm

  1. absolute state of מִלְחָא(milḥā, salt)

Hebrew[edit]

מֶלַח

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Semitic *milḥ-. Compare Aramaic מִלְחָא(milḥā), Classical Syriac ܡܠܚܐ(milḥā), Arabic مِلْح(milḥ).

Noun[edit]

מֶלַח (mélaḥm [pattern: קֶטֶל]

  1. salt, the common substance used as a condiment
מַלָּחִים

Etymology 2[edit]

From Akkadian 𒈣𒁻 (MA₂LAH₄ /malāḫu/, shipman, sailor), from Sumerian 𒈣𒁺𒁺 (MA₂LAH₅ /malah/, shipman, sailor).

Noun[edit]

מַלָּח (mallā́ḥm

  1. sailor
    Synonym: יוֹרֵד יָם‎(yōrēḏ yām)

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