Hebrew

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Root
כ־ב־ה (k-b-h)

Etymology

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Professional noun from the verb כיבה / כִּבָּה (kibá, to extinguish).

Pronunciation

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Noun

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כַּבַּאי (kabáim (plural indefinite כבאים, feminine counterpart כַּבָּאִית) [pattern: קַטָּל]

  1. a firefighter
    סמי הכבאיsámi hakabáyfireman Sam