I just watched an Italian video and discovered the existence of "mashal" (I hope the spelling is correct), but I don't understand if it's a joke or a fake joke... Thanks.
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The translation of the word מָשָל (mashal) depends on the context. Sometimes, it may be better translated into "an example" (for example = למשל) and sometimes it may translated as proverb or allegory. Again, It depends on the context. In Spair Hebrew dictionary there are 5(!) definitions for this word.