Hebrew

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רקפתCyclamen persicum

Etymology

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Root
ר־ק־ף (r-q-p)

Akin to Jewish Babylonian Aramaic רקפתא (/⁠*raqəp̄tā⁠/), Arabic رَقَف (raqaf), رَكَف (rakaf) of the same meaning. The origin is unknown.

Noun

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רַקֶּפֶת (rakéfetf (plural indefinite רַקָּפוֹת) [pattern: קַטֶּלֶת]

  1. cyclamen

References

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

Further reading

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