פתח

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See also: פת״ח‎, פ־ת־ח, and פּתח

Aramaic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with Arabic فَتَحَ(fataḥa) and Hebrew פָּתַח‎.

Verb[edit]

פְּתַח (pəṯaḥ)

  1. to open

Hebrew[edit]

Root
פ־ת־ח(p-t-ḥ)

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Semitic *pataḥ- (to open). Cognate with Akkadian 𒉿𒌅𒌑𒌝 (petûm) and Arabic فَتَحَ(fataḥa).

Verb[edit]

פָּתַח (patákh) (pa'al construction, future יִפְתַּח‎, passive participle פָּתוּחַ‎, passive counterpart נִפְתַּח‎)

  1. (chiefly transitive) to open (something)
    היא פתחה את הדלת.‎‎ ― pat'khá ét hadélet.She opened the door.
    באיזה שעה פותחים מחר?‎‎ ― b'éize sha'á pot'khím makhár?What time do they open tomorrow?
    פותחים חקירה.‎‎ ― pot'khím khakirá.An investigation is being opened.
Conjugation[edit]

Verb[edit]

פִּתֵּחַ (pitéakh) (pi'el construction)

  1. defective spelling of פיתח.

Etymology 2[edit]

Cognate with Akkadian 𒁉𒌈 (pītum) and Arabic فَتْح(fatḥ). The name of the vowel point is a calque of Arabic فَتْحَة(fatḥa, fatha).

Noun[edit]

פֶּתַח (pétakh, pɛ́ṯaḥm (plural indefinite פתחים‎, singular construct פתח־, plural construct פתחי־‎) [pattern: קֶטֶל]

  1. doorway
  2. entrance
  3. opening

References[edit]


ניקוד

Noun[edit]

פַּתָּח (patákh, pattɔḥm

  1. The Hebrew diacritical mark patach (ִ◌ַ).

Alternative forms[edit]

  • פַּ֫תַח (pátakh, páṯaḥ)

Anagrams[edit]