נחל

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See also: נח״ל

Hebrew[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Root
נ־ח־ל

Noun[edit]

נַחַל (nákhalm (plural indefinite נְחָלִים‎, plural construct נַחֲלֵי־‎, Biblical Hebrew pausal form נָחַל) [pattern: קֶטֶל]

  1. a stream (small river)
  2. (Biblical Hebrew) a valley
    • Genesis 26:19, with translation of the New International Version:
      וַיַּחְפְּרוּ עַבְדֵֽי־יִצְחָק בַּנָּחַל וַיִּמְצְאוּ־שָׁם בְּאֵר מַיִם חַיִּֽים׃‎‎
      Isaac’s servants dug in the valley and discovered a well of fresh water there.

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

נָחַל (nakhál) (pa'al construction)

  1. to receive, take possession of, inherit
Conjugation[edit]