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אבוקה

HebrewEdit

EtymologyEdit

Perhaps a shortened form of אבהוקה (avhuka), from the root בהק (to shine, glow).

NounEdit

אֲבוּקָה (avukaf (plural indefinite form אֲבוּקוֹת)

  1. (bundle of twigs,) torch

ReferencesEdit

  • Marcus Jastrow (1903), A Dictionary of the Targumim, the Talmud Babli and Yerushalmi, and the Midrashic Literature