כלא

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Aramaic[edit]

Verb[edit]

כלא (transliteration needed)

  1. to stop, to cease, to pause
  2. to hinder, to restrain, to forbid

Hebrew[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root כ־ל־א (k-l-').

Noun[edit]

כלא (kéle?

  1. A prison, a jail.
    בכלאb'kéle — in jail

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Verb[edit]

כָּלָא (kalá) (pa'ál construction)

  1. (transitive) To jail, to lock up, to hold (someone) prisoner.

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