liyliyth: owlOriginal Word: לִילִית
Part of Speech: Noun Feminine
Phonetic Spelling: (lee-leeth')
Short Definition: owl
Brown-Driver-Briggsלִילִית noun feminine Lilith (Milton Che night-hag), name of a female night-demon haunting desolate Edom; probably borrowed from Babylonian, Isaiah 34:14 (Late Hebrew id.; Assyrian lilîtu, DlHWB 377; Syriac PS1951; on the development of legends of Lilith in later Judaism, see BuxLex. Talmud., under the word Cheon the passage GrünbaumZMG xxxi.1877, 250 f. — Connexion with לילה perhaps only apparent, a popular etymology).
לִין see לון.
Strong's Exhaustive Concordancescreech owl
From layil; a night spectre -- screech owl.
see HEBREW layil
Forms and Transliterationsלִּילִ֔ית לילית lî·lîṯ liLit lîlîṯ
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