סגולה

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Hebrew[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Compare Aramaic סְגֻלתִא(s'gulti, literally property) and Akkadian 𒀖𒄞𒄭𒀀 (sugullu, literally herd of cattle) [ÁB.GUD.ḪI.A] / [ÁB.GU4.ḪI.A]

Noun[edit]

סגולה \ סְגֻלָּה (s'gulá, səḡullāf (plural indefinite סגולות \ סְגֻלּוֹת‎, singular construct סגולת \ סְגֻלַּת־‎) [pattern: קְטֻלָּה]

  1. a virtue, a valuable property, a unique quality, a desired thing, a select treasure
  2. a talisman
  3. a folk remedy

Etymology 2[edit]

See definition.

Adjective[edit]

סגולה / סְגֻלָּה (s'gulá) f sg indef.

  1. Feminine singular indefinite form of סגול \ סָגֹל(sagól).