מלכות

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Etymology[edit]

Root
מ־ל־ך

Compare Aramaic מַלְכוּתָא (malḵūṯā).

Noun[edit]

מַלְכוּת (malkhútf

  1. kingship
  2. monarchy
  3. kingdom
    • Esther 1:2, with translation of the Jewish Publication Society:
      בַּיָּמִים הָהֵם כְּשֶׁבֶת הַמֶּלֶךְ אֲחַשְׁוֵרוֹשׁ עַל כִּסֵּא מַלְכוּתוֹ אֲשֶׁר בְּשׁוּשַׁן הַבִּירָה׃
      bayamím hahém k'shévet hamélekh akhashverósh 'al kisé malkhutó 'ashér b'shushán habirá.
      that in those days, when the king Ahasuerus sat on the throne of his kingdom, which was in Shushan the castle,

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Noun[edit]

מְלָכוֹת (m'lachótf pl indef.

  1. Plural indefinite form of מַלְכָּה (malká)‎: queens.