חפץ

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See also: חפֿץ

Hebrew[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare with Arabic حفظ (to keep, to heed, to pay attention)

Noun[edit]

חֵפֶץ (ḥéfetsm (plural indefinite חפצים) [pattern: קֵטֶל]

  1. object (thing)
    • שים לב לחפץ עזוב או חשוד
      Pay attention to abandoned or suspicious objects (message often found in public transportation and spaces in Israel)
  2. desire

Verb[edit]

חָפַץ (ḥafáts) (pa'al construction)

  1. desire

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