כן

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Aramaic[edit]

Adverb[edit]

כֵּן (kēn)

  1. thus, so, next
  2. then, afterwards, soon, shortly

Hebrew[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

כֵּן (kén)

  1. yes
  2. (archaic) thus, so
    • Genesis 29:26, with translation of the Jewish Publication Society:
      וַיֹּאמֶר לָבָן לֹא־יֵעָשֶׂה כֵן בִּמְקוֹמֵנוּ לָתֵת הַצְּעִירָה לִפְנֵי הַבְּכִירָה׃
      vayómer laván lo-ye'asé khén bim'koménu latét hats'irá lif'néi hab'khirá.
      wayyṓmer lāḇān lō-yēʿāśe ḵēn biməqōmḗnu lāṯēṯ haṣṣəʿīrā lip̄ənē habbəḵīrā.
      And Laban said: ‘It is not so done in our place, to give the younger before the first-born.[’]

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