כור

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Hebrew[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Cognate with Akkadian [script?] (kuru), Aramaic כּוּרָא (kurá), Classical Syriac ܟܘܪܐ (kūrā), Arabic كُور (kūr); related to כִּירָה (kirá).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Modern Israeli) IPA(key): /kur/

Noun[edit]

כּוּר (kurm (plural indefinite form כּוּרִים, singular construct form כּוּר־, plural construct form כּוּרֵי־)

  1. A furnace for melting metals.
    • c. 593–571 BCE, Ezekiel 22:22:
    • כְּהִתּוּךְ כֶּסֶף בְּתוֹךְ כּוּר כֵּן תֻּתְּכוּ בְתוֹכָהּ []
      k'hitúkh késef b'tókh kur ken tutkhú b'tokháh []
      As silver is melted in the midst of the furnace, so shall ye be melted in the midst thereof; [] [1]
    • (Can we date this quote?) Shabbat 8:4:
    • כּוּר שֶׁל צוֹרְפֵי זָהָב
      kur shel tzor'féi zaháv
      a furnace of goldsmiths
    • (Can we date this quote?) Ben-Sira 31:43:
    • כּוּר בּוֹחֵן מַעֲשֵׂה לוֹטֵשׁ
      kur bokhén ma'asé lotésh
  2. Used figuratively.

Etymology 2[edit]

Cognate with Akkadian [script?] (kurru), Aramaic כּוֹרָא (korá), Arabic [script?] (kurra, payment of six donkeys).

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Modern Israeli) IPA(key): /kor/

Noun[edit]

כּוֹר (korm (plural indefinite form כּוֹרִים, singular construct form כּוֹר־, plural construct form כּוֹרֵי־)

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Authorized King James translation (1611).