כל עוד

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Hebrew[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

כל עוד (kol od)

  1. As long as, for as long as.
    • 1878, Naftali Herz Imber, הַתִּקְוָה‎ (Hatikvah, “The Hope”: the Israeli national anthem):
      כֹּל עוֹד בַּלֵּבָב פְּנִימָה \ נֶפֶשׁ יְהוּדִי הוֹמִיָּה, \ [] \ עוֹד לֹא אָבְדָה תִּקְוָתֵנוּ, []
      kol od balevav pnima / nefesh y'hudi homiya, / [] / od lo avda tikvateinu, []
      As long as in the heart, within, / A Jewish soul still yearns, / [] / Our hope is not yet lost, []

Adverb[edit]

כל עוד (kol od)

  1. As long, for as long.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Followed by שֶׁ־ (she, that).