כלב

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See also: כּלבֿ

Hebrew[edit]

כלב

Etymology[edit]

Root
כ־ל־ב(k-l-b)

From Proto-Semitic *kalb-.

Noun[edit]

כֶּלֶב (kélevm (plural indefinite כְּלָבִים‎, singular construct כֶּלֶב־, plural construct כַּלְבֵי־‎, feminine counterpart כַּלְבָּה‎) [pattern: קֶטֶל]

  1. A dog, especially a male dog.
  2. (derogatory) scoundrel, bitch

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Yiddish[edit]

Noun[edit]

כלב (kelevm, plural כלבים(klovem)

  1. (nonstandard) Unpointed form of כּלבֿ(kelev).