כפה

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See also: כ־ פה

Hebrew[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

כִּפָּה (kipáf

  1. kippah, yarmulke, skullcap

Etymology 2[edit]

Root כ-פ-ה

Verb[edit]

כָּפָה (kafá) (pa'ál construction)

  1. (transitive) (He/it) overturned
  2. (transitive) (He/it) coerced, forced
    • a. 1200, Maimonides, משנה תורה,‎ הלכות עבדים‎ 8:17:
      עבד שהשיאו רבו בת חורין או שהניח לו רבו תפילין בראשו [] יצא לחירות וכופין את רבו לכתוב לו גט שיחרור
      A slave to whom his master married a freewoman, or on whose head his master placed phylacteries, [] goes to freedom, and we force his master to write him a document of emancipation.
    • a. 1200, Maimonides, משנה תורה,‎ הלכות עבדים‎ 8:17:
      שכיון שלא כפה אותו במקום שיש לו לכפותו
      for, since he did not force him in a circumstance in which he should force him

Etymology 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

כַּפָּהּ (kapáh)

  1. form with suffix indicating possession by a feminine subject of כף
    • Deuteronomy 25:12:
      וְקַצֹּתָה אֶת־כַּפָּהּ
      you will sever her hand

Etymology 4[edit]

Root כ-ו-פ

Verb[edit]

כָּפָה (káfa (past tense), kafá (present tense))

  1. Third-person feminine singular past tense (suffix conjugation) of כף (kaf).
  2. Feminine singular present participle and present tense of כף (kaf).

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