קבר

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Aramaic[edit]

Verb[edit]

קבר (qavar)

  1. to bury, to inter

Hebrew[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ק־ב־ר (k-b-r).

Noun[edit]

קֶבֶר (kéverm (plural indefinite form קְבָרִים, singular construct form קֶבֶר־, plural construct form קברי)

  1. A grave, a gravesite.
  2. (קֶבֶר־, kéver-) Singular construct form of קבר‎.

Usage notes[edit]

  • In addition to the regularly inflected plural form given above, the irregular form קברות (k'varót) is also attested historically, though in Modern Hebrew it occurs only in the phrase בית קברות (béit-k'varót, cemetery).[1]

Verb[edit]

קָבַר (kavár) (pa'ál construction)

  1. (transitive) To bury, to inter.

References[edit]

  1. ^ קברים או קברות”, safa-ivrit.org, accessed 2012 June 11.