נחש

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Aramaic[edit]

Verb[edit]

נחש (transliteration needed)

  1. to divine

Hebrew[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Compare Ugaritic 𐎐𐎈𐎌 (nḥš, snake), Akkadian [Term?] (/nēšu[m]/, lion).

Noun[edit]

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

  1. snake (the animal)
  2. gummy worm

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