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HebrewEdit

EtymologyEdit

From כְּ־ (k'-, like, as) + בְּ־ (b'-, in, with) + יָכוֹל (yakhól, can, able).

PronunciationEdit

  • (Ashkenazic) IPA(key): /kavɪˈjʌxəl/

AdverbEdit

כִּבְיָכוֹל (kiv'yakhól)

  1. as it were, so to speak

Usage notesEdit

  • In Jewish texts, this is used when ascribing to God emotions or other states not usually ascribed to Him.