خل

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See also: چل, حل, and جل

Arabic

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Etymology 1

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From Aramaic חָלָא / ܚܠܐ (ḥallā, vinegar), from Akkadian 𒂁𒄬 (/⁠ḫallu⁠/), from Sumerian 𒂁𒄬 (/⁠ḫal⁠/, pot; earthen container for storing liquids).

Noun

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خَلّ (ḵallm

  1. vinegar
  2. (obsolete, figurative) evil, ill
Declension
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Descendants
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  • Gulf Arabic: خل (ḵaḷ)
  • Maltese: ħall
  • Amharic: ከል (käll)
  • Harari: ኃል (ḫal)
  • Somali: khal
  • Tigre: ከል (käll)

Etymology 2

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Root
خ ل ل (ḵ l l)
16 terms

Verb

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خَلَّ (ḵalla) I, non-past يَخُلُّ‎ (yaḵullu)

  1. to become lean or scanty
Conjugation
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Verb

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خَلَّ (ḵalla) I, non-past يَخُلُّ‎ (yaḵullu)

  1. to pierce, to transfix
Conjugation
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Noun

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خَلّ (ḵallm

  1. verbal noun of خَلَّ (ḵalla) (form I)
Declension
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Noun

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خَلّ (ḵallm (plural أَخُلّ (ʔaḵull) or خِلَال (ḵilāl))

  1. path through sandy ground
  2. an oblong tract of sand
  3. a vein of the neck and back
  4. worn garment
  5. camel in the second year
Declension
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Noun

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خِلّ (ḵillm (plural أَخْلَال (ʔaḵlāl))

  1. friend (male or female)
Declension
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Etymology 3

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See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Verb

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خَلِّ (ḵalli) (form II)

  1. second-person masculine singular active imperative of خَلَّى (ḵallā)

Brahui

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Etymology

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From Proto-Dravidian *kal (stone). Cognate with Tamil கல் (kal), Malayalam കല്ല് (kallŭ), Kannada ಕಲ್ಲು (kallu), Telugu కల్లు (kallu).

Noun

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خَل (xal)

  1. stone

Gulf Arabic

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Etymology 1

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From Arabic خَلّ (ḵall).

Pronunciation

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Noun

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خَل (ḵaḷm

  1. (uncountable) vinegar

Etymology 2

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See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Pronunciation

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Verb

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خَل (ḵal)

  1. second-person masculine singular active imperative of خلى (to let)