תכלת

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Hebrew[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with Aramaic תְּכִלְתָּא(təḵiltā), Akkadian 𒋠𒍝𒆳𒆳𒊏 (takiltu).

Noun[edit]

תְּכֵלֶת (t'chéletf

  1. biblical blue
  2. (archaic) wool dyed biblical blue
  3. in Modern Hebrew, the feminine form of תכול (tekhol), "azure"

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