צלע

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Hebrew[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

צֶלַע (tsélaf (plural indefinite צְלָעוֹת) [pattern: קֶטֶל]

  1. A rib (as curved), literally (of the body) or figuratively (of a door, that is, leaf); hence a side, literally (of a person) or figuratively (of an object or the sky, that is, quarter); architecturally a timber (especially floor or ceiling) or plank (single or collectively, that is, a flooring): - beam, board, chamber, corner, leaf, plank, rib, side (chamber).
  2. (geometry) an edge

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Etymology 2[edit]

Root
צ־ל־ע

Verb[edit]

צָלַע (tsalá') (pa'al construction)

  1. to limp
Conjugation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

צוֹלֵעַ (tsoléa') (feminine צוֹלַעַת, masculine plural צוֹלְעִים, feminine plural צוֹלְעוֹת)

  1. limping, lame
  2. (slang) lame, weak
    רָאִיתִי אֶתְמוֹל סֶרֶט מָה־זֶה צוֹלֵעַ‎ ― ra'íti etmól séret má-ze tsoléaI saw such a lame movie yesterday