כלל

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See also: כּלל and כּלל־

Hebrew[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Root
כ־ל־ל

From the root כ־ל־ל (k-l-l).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

כְּלָל (k'lálm (plural indefinite כְּלָלִים, singular construct כְּלַל־, plural construct כְּלָלֵי־)

  1. A rule, a norm: a normative specification of desirable behavior.
    בבית משפט קיימים כללי התנהגות ברורים.‎ ― b'véit-mishpát kayamím k'laléi-hitnahagút b'rurím.In a court of law there are clear rules of behavior.
  2. A rule, a generality: a positive description of common behavior.
  3. The members of a group, taken as a whole.
    לאסיפה הגיעו כלל הסטודנטים.‎ ― la'asifá higí'u k'lál-hastudéntim.The student body came to the assembly.
  4. (כְּלַל־, k'lál) Singular construct form of כְּלָל‎.

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Verb[edit]

כָּלַל (kalál) (pa'al construction, passive participle כָּלוּל, passive counterpart נִכְלַל)

  1. To include (something) (in a group).
  2. (of a group) To include (something).

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