נחש

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Aramaic[edit]

Verb[edit]

נחש (transliteration needed)

  1. to divine

Hebrew[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Compare Arabic حَنَش(ḥanaš, snake), Akkadian 𒌨𒈤𒊭𒆕𒋡𒊑 (nēšu ša qaqqari, snake, chameleon?, literally lion of the ground) and Ugaritic 𐎐𐎈𐎌 (nḥš, snake).

Noun[edit]

נָחָשׁ (nakháshm (plural indefinite נְחָשִׁים‎, singular construct נְחַשׁ־, plural construct נַחֲשֵׁי־‎)

  1. snake (the animal)

Etymology 2[edit]

Root
נ־ח־שׁ

Noun[edit]

נַחַשׁ (nákhashm [pattern: קֶטֶל]

  1. magic, sorcery, spell, enchantment, augury

Verb[edit]

נִחֵשׁ (nikhésh)

  1. defective spelling of ניחש