קשת

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Hebrew[edit]

Pronunciation 1[edit]

  • (Modern Israeli) IPA(key): /ˈkɛʃɛt/

Noun[edit]

קֶשֶׁת (keshetf (plural indefinite form קְשָׁתוֹת, singular construct form קֶשֶׁת)

  1. (archery) A bow; see also חץ וקשת.
  2. A rainbow; see also קשת בענן.
  3. A headband.
  4. (geometry) An arc, a circular arc.
  5. (graph theory) An edge connecting two vertices.
  6. (physics) An arc, an electrical arc.
  7. (music) A bow (as used with string instruments).
  8. (construction, chiefly masonry) An arch, an archway.

Pronunciation 2[edit]

  • (Modern Israeli) IPA(key): /kaˈʃat/

Noun[edit]

קַשָּׁת (kashatm (plural indefinite form קשתים, singular construct form קשת)

  1. (archery) An archer; a soldier whose main weapon is the bow and arrow.
    • Genesis 21:20.

Proper noun[edit]

קַשָּׁת (kashat)

  1. (astronomy) Sagittarius, the Archer (a certain constellation).
  2. (astrology) Sagittarius, the Archer (a certain sign of the zodiac).

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