כלב

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

Hebrew[edit]

כלב

Etymology[edit]

Root
כ־ל־ב

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. For uses of the feminine counterpart, see כַּלְבָּה‎.

Declension[edit]

Related terms[edit]


Yiddish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Hebrew כלב

Noun[edit]

כלב (keylevm, plural כּלבים(klovem)

  1. (derogatory) mutt, mongrel, stray dog, vicious dog, derogatory name for a dog
  2. (derogatory) wicked person, scoundrel,lowlife, son of a bitch

Derived terms[edit]