See also: רבֿקה

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HebrewEdit

EtymologyEdit

Literally "connection". From Proto-Semitic *r-b-q ‎(to join, couple, tie). Also see Arabic رَبَقَ ‎(rabaqa, he ties).

Proper nounEdit

רִבְקָה ‎(rivkáf [pattern: קִטְלָה]

  1. Rebecca (Biblical character)
  2. Rebecca (a female given name)

ReferencesEdit

  • The Oxford English Dictionary, 2nd ed., Clarendon Press, 1989.
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