כלא

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Aramaic[edit]

Verb[edit]

כלא ‎(transliteration needed)

  1. to stop, to cease, to pause
  2. to hinder, to restrain, to forbid

Hebrew[edit]

Root
כ־ל־א

Noun[edit]

כֶּלֶא ‎(kélem

  1. A prison, a jail.
    בכלא‎ ― b'kéle ― in jail

Derived terms[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

Verb[edit]

כָּלָא ‎(kalá) ‎(pa'al construction)

  1. (transitive) To jail, to lock up, to hold (someone) prisoner.

Derived terms[edit]