מָשַׁלvb. denom. use a proverb, speak in parables or sentences of poetryQaluse a proverbPi. is he not a maker of parables?
Strong Concise Dictionary Of The Words In The Hebrew Bible
H4911מָשַׁלmâshal; denominative from 4912; to liken, i.e. (transitively) to use figurative language (an allegory, adage, song or the like); intransitively, to resemble — be(-come) like, compare, use (as a) proverb, speak (in proverbs), utter.