תל

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See also: תּל

Hebrew[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Semitic *tall- (hill).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

תֵּל (télm (plural indefinite תִּלִּים‎, singular construct תֵּל־, plural construct תִּלֵּי־‎) [pattern: קֵטֶל]

  1. (archaeology) tell, man-made hill covering the remains of an ancient settlement
  2. (colloquial) heap, pile

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Yiddish[edit]

Noun[edit]

תל (tel)

  1. (nonstandard) Unpointed form of תּל(tel).