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כ־ר־ע

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כָּרַע (karáʿ) (pa'al construction)

  1. to kneel
  2. to bow down, to squat
    • וְעַל בִּרְכַּי אֶכְרַע עַל שְׂפַת אֲגַם סוֹאֵן \ לִשְׁתּוֹת מִמֶּנּוּ לִרְוָיָה!‎‎
      And on my knees I'll bow on the edge of a tumultuous lake / to drink from it to satisfy my thirst!
  3. to collapse
    • 1947, Matityahou Shelem, An Oat in the Field 1–3
      שִׁבֹּלֶת בַּשָּׂדֶה / כּוֹרְעָה בָּרוּחַ / מֵעֹמֶס גַּרְעִינִים כִּי רַב.‎‎[1]
      shibólet basadé / kor'á barúach / meomés gar'iním kí ráv
      An oat in the field / collapses in the wind / from the load of many seeds.

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