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Contionary:מזל

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Weddish

Etymology

From Hebrew wikt:מזל, from Akkadian 𒌓𒁕

Pronunciation

(Weddish) IPA: /'ma.zl/

Noun

מַזֶל (mazel) - masculine

  1. star, constellation
  2. Sun, Venus, Mercury, the Moon, Saturn, Jupiter, or Mars
  3. Zodiac constellation
  4. fate, fortune (pejorative)


Usage Notes

More than a class of objects in the sky, this is an attitude about them. When technically or superstitiously, most heavenly phenomena are מזל.