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HebrewEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Compare Arabic كَبْش(kabš).

NounEdit

כֶּבֶשׂ (kévesm (plural indefinite כְּבָשִׂים, singular construct כֶּבֶשׂ־, plural construct כִּבְשֵׂי־, feminine counterpart כִּבְשָׂה) [pattern: קֶטֶל]

  1. sheep (the animal)
    • Isaiah 11:6, with translation of the Jewish Publication Society:
      וְגָר זְאֵב עִם־כֶּבֶשׂ וְנָמֵר עִם־גְּדִי יִרְבָּץ וְעֵגֶל וּכְפִיר וּמְרִיא יַחְדָּו וְנַעַר קָטֹן נֹהֵג בָּם׃
      v'gár z'év 'im-kéves v'namér 'im-g'dí yirbáts v'égel ukh'fír um'rí yakhdáv v'ná'ar katón nohég bám.
      And the wolf shall dwell with the lamb, and the leopard shall lie down with the kid; and the calf and the young lion and the fatling together; and a little child shall lead them.

Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

כָּבַשׁ (kavásh) (pa'al construction)

  1. to conquer, subjugate
  2. to tread down with feet, to level
  3. (literary) to hold back, to overcome one's instincts
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Etymology 3Edit

VerbEdit

כָּבַשׁ (kavásh) (pa'al construction)

  1. to pickle: to preserve food in a salt, sugar or vinegar solution

ConjugationEdit

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Etymology 4Edit

NounEdit

כֶּבֶשׁ (keveshm (plural indefinite כְּבָשִׁים) [pattern: קֶטֶל]

  1. (archaic) ramp (inclined surface)

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