כנען

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Etymology[edit]

Probably from the Semitic root *knʿ. Attested to as Akkadian 𒆳𒆠𒈾𒄴𒈾 (KURki-na-aḫ-na), Phoenician 𐤊𐤍𐤏𐤍 (knaʿn), Hurrian 𐎋𐎛𐎐𐎀𐎃𐎃𐎛 (kinaḫḫi) or 𐎋𐎛𐎐𐎀𐎃𐎐𐎛 (kinaḫni), and Egyptian pꜣ kꜣnꜥnꜥ:

G40
V31
G1
N35
D36
N35
D36
T14 N25

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כְּנַעַן (k'ná'anm

  1. (biblical) Canaan, a son of Ham and a grandson of Noah.
  2. (biblical) Canaan, the land inhabited by Canaan: the Land of Canaan.

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