שליח

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Hebrew[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Root
שׁ־ל־ח

From שָׁלַח (shalákh, to send).

Noun[edit]

שָׁלִיחַ (shalíakhm (plural indefinite שְׁלִיחִים, singular construct שְׁלִיחַ־, feminine counterpart שְׁלִיחָה) [pattern: קָטִיל]

  1. emissary, envoy, proxy, agent
  2. delivery person

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Yiddish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Hebrew שָׁלִיחַ (shalíakh).

Noun[edit]

שליח (shliekhm, plural שלוחים (shlukhem) or שליחים (shlikhem), feminine שלוחה (shlukhe) or שליחה (skhlikhe)

  1. emissary, envoy, proxy, agent

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