צדק

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Hebrew[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Root
צ־ד־ק

From the root צ־ד־ק(TZ-d-q). The verb is in the pa`al conjugation. The planet is named after the Phoenician god Sydyk, whom the Romans equated with the god Jupiter. Thus, it is a calque of sorts of the Roman name for the planet.

Noun[edit]

צֶדֶק ‎(tzédekm ‎(plural indefinite צְדָקִים, singular construct צֶדֶק־) [pattern: קֶטֶל]

  1. Justice, righteousness, rightness, right.

Proper noun[edit]

צֶדֶק ‎(tzédekm [pattern: קֶטֶל]

  1. Jupiter (the planet).

See also[edit]

Verb[edit]

צָדַק ‎(tzadák) ‎(pa'al construction)

  1. (of a person) To be right.

Usage notes[edit]

  • To describe a statement as right or correct, the adjective נָכוֹן(nakhón) is used.