See also: לבֿ

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Root
ל־ב־ב

From Proto-Semitic *libb-.

NounEdit

לֵב (levm (plural indefinite לְבָבוֹת‎) [pattern: קֵטֶל]

  1. heart (a hollow, muscular, blood-pumping organ found in many animals)
  2. (figuratively) heart (the figurative seat of emotions, especially love)
    • c. 1075 – 1141, Yehuda Halevi, My Heart is in the East 1
      לִבִּי בְמִזְרָח וְאָנֹכִי בְּסוֹף מַעֲרָב
      libí b'mizrákh v'anokhí b'sóf ma'aráv
      My heart is in the east, and I am at the edge of the west.
  3. heart, core, center (the deepest, most central part of something)
  4. heart (a heart-shape)

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  • Yiddish: לבֿ(leyv)