הקפאה

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Hebrew[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Action noun of the verb הקפיא ‎(hikpí), from the root ק־פ־א ‎(q-p-').

Noun[edit]

הַקְפָּאָה ‎(hakpa'áf ‎(plural indefinite הקפאות, singular construct הקפאת־, plural construct הקפאות־)

  1. A freeze, a freezing: the act of freezing something.
  2. (by extension) A freeze, a freezing, a halt, a moratorium.
    הקפאת בנייהhakpa'át-b'niyá — a building freeze, a freeze on construction, a settlement freeze