חייב

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Hebrew[edit]

Root
ח־י־ב

Adjective[edit]

חייב \ חַיָּב (khayáv) (feminine חייבת \ חַיֶּבֶת, masculine plural חייבים \ חַיָּבִים, feminine plural חייבות \ חַיָּבוֹת)

  1. obligated, required, bound, must
  2. owing, having a debt
  3. (Jewish law, also) guilty, culpable

Noun[edit]

חייב \ חַיָּב (khayávm (feminine counterpart חייבת \ חַיֶּבֶת)

  1. debtor

Verb[edit]

חייב \ חִיֵּב (khiyév) (pi'el construction, passive counterpart חויב \ חֻיַּב)

  1. to force, coerce
  2. to require, necessitate
  3. (accounting) to debit
  4. to charge
  5. to bind, be binding
  6. to agree with, approve, favor
  7. (Jewish law, also) to find guilty, convict