צל

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Hebrew[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Semitic. Cognate with Arabic ظل ‎(ẓill) Akkadian 𒄑𒈪 ‎(ṣillu, GISSU, shadow), Aramaic ܛܠܠܐ ‎(ṭilla), Ugaritic 𐎑𐎍𐎍 ‎(ẓll)

Noun[edit]

צֵל ‎(tsélm (plural indefinite form צְלָלִים, singular construct form צֵל־, plural construct form צִלְלֵי־)

  1. A shadow.
  2. Shade, a shaded area.
    בצלbatsél — in the shade
  3. (צֵל־, tsél-) Singular construct form of צֵל‎.