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Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

קֶרֶן (kérenf (plural indefinite קרניים \ קַרְנַיִם‎) [pattern: קֶטֶל]

  1. horn, antler, (of an animal)
  2. ray, beam (beam of light or radiation)
    • 1891, Hayim Nahman Bialik, Her Eyes 5–6
      קַרְנֵי שֶׁמֶשׁ הָאַחֲרוֹנוֹת / קָרְנוּ בֵּין הֶעָלִים; / כִּתְמֵי אוֹר כְּדִינְרֵי זָהָב / שֻׁפְּכוּ בֵּין הַצְּלָלִים.‎‎
      The last sun beams / shined between the leafs; / Stains of light like dinars of gold / spilled between the shadows.
  3. corner
  4. (music) horn, bugle (Any of several musical wind instruments.)
  5. (biochemistry) keratin

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VerbEdit

קָרַן (karán) (pa'al construction)

  1. radiate, shine
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Proper nounEdit

קֶרֶן (keren)

  1. A female given name, Karen.

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

קֶרֶן (kérenf (plural indefinite קְרָנוֹת‎, singular construct קֶרֶן־, plural construct קַרְנוֹת־‎) [pattern: קֶטֶל]

  1. capital, fund (money dedicated to a purpose)
  2. fund, foundation, principal (company or organisation dedicated to a purpose)
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ReferencesEdit

  • קרן” in the Hebrew Terms Database of the Academy of Hebrew Language