פתח

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See also: פת״ח‎, פ־ת־ח, and פּתח

Aramaic[edit]

Verb[edit]

פְּתַח (pəṯaḥ)

  1. to open

Hebrew[edit]

Root
פ־ת־ח

Etymology 1[edit]

Cognate with Arabic فَتَحَ(fataḥa) and Aramaic פְּתַח(pəṯaḥ).

Verb[edit]

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

  1. (transitive) to open (something)

Conjugation[edit]

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Verb[edit]

פִּתֵּחַ (pitéakh) (pi'el construction)

  1. defective spelling of פיתח.

Etymology 2[edit]

From the root פ־ת־ח(p-t-ḥ); from Proto-Semitic *patḥum. Cognate with Arabic فَتْح(fatḥ), Classical Syriac ܦܬܚܐ‎, Ugaritic 𐎔𐎚𐎈 (ptḥ), Ge'ez ፈተሐ (ftḥ), and Akkadian 𒁁 (BAD /petû, patû, patāu/). For the diacritical mark compare Arabic فَتْحَة(fatḥa, an opening).

Noun[edit]

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

  1. doorway
  2. entrance
  3. opening

References[edit]

Noun[edit]

פַּתַח (pátakhm

  1. patach, a vowel point in the Hebrew script appearing as a horizontal line placed below a letter ( ◌ַ ) and designating the open vowel a /a/.

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