כנה

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Hebrew[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

כַּנָּה (kanáf (plural indefinite כַּנּוֹת‎)

  1. A mount, a stand, a base: a thing used as a base.
  2. (Modern, agriculture) A rootstock: a part of one plant, consisting of its root system and part of its stem, onto which may be grafted a cutting or bud from another plant.

Etymology 2[edit]

Adjective[edit]

כֵּנֶה (kené)

  1. Alternative form of כֵּן(kén): sincere, honest.
Usage notes[edit]
  • This form is often considered incorrect, with כֵּן(kén) being the correct version.

Etymology 3[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

כַּנֵּה (kaném

  1. A male given name in antiquity.
    • Ezekiel 27:23 (with translation from the King James Version):
      חָרָן וְכַנֵּה וָעֶדֶן רֹכְלֵי שְׁבָא אַשּׁוּר כִּלְמַד רֹכַלְתֵּךְ׃
      kharán v'khané va'éden rokhléi sh'vá ashúr kilmád rokhaltékh.
      Haran, and Canneh, and Eden, the merchants of Sheba, Asshur, and Chilmad, were thy merchants.

Etymology 4[edit]

Noun[edit]

כִּנָּה (kináf (plural indefinite כִּנִּים‎)

  1. defective spelling of כינה

Verb[edit]

כִּנָּה (kiná) (pi'el construction)

  1. defective spelling of כינה

Anagrams[edit]