כוש

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Hebrew[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A proper name, probably of non-Hebrew origin (perhaps from Egyptian k3š (Cush, Upper Nubia).

Pronunciation[edit]

כּוּשׁ / kûsh / koosh

Proper noun[edit]

כוש ?

  1. the son of Ham and grandson of Noah, progenitor of the African peoples
  2. the peoples descended from Cush, Ethiopians, black Africans
  3. the land occupied by the descendants of Cush located around the middle Nile, Ethiopia
  4. a Benjamite mentioned only in the title of Psalm 7

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