קל וחומר

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Hebrew[edit]

Noun[edit]

קַל וָחֹמֶר (kal vachómerm

  1. An a fortiori argument.

Adjective[edit]

קַל וָחֹמֶר (kal vachómerm pl

  1. a fortiori
    הֲלֹא דְּבָרִים קַל וָחֹמֶר?‏‎ / haló d'varím kal vachómer?
    (literally) Are things not light and substantial?
    (idiomatically) Does the one not follow a fortiori from the other?

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