√GDeL
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√GDeL, root. expansive

etymology: Proto-Ugarito-Canaanite *√GDL "big/great" (cf. Heb. GDL: (G) gādal-yigdal "be big, large, great; grow", (C) higdīl "increase, magnify, make great, raise", (D) giddēl "id.", (tD) hitgaddēl "magnify oneself")

attestation: GDL: (C) <migdil ix> "big liar(?)" (i.e. "magnifier of lying"(?))

related: gdel - igḍɔḷ, yăgdel - yăgdil, yăgθădel - yăgθădil, gḍɔḷ, bʷəḍḷ, bʷəḍḷuθ

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