כפול

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Hebrew[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Root
כ־פ־ל

Passive participle of the verb כָּפַל (kafál).

Adjective[edit]

כָּפוּל (kafúl) (feminine כְּפוּלָה, masculine plural כְּפוּלִים, feminine plural כְּפוּלוֹת)

  1. Double, dual: having two parts instead of one.
    סוכן כפול‎ ― sokhén kafúla double agent
    כוכבים כפולים‎ ― kokhavím k'fulímbinary stars
    רצח כפול‎ ― rétsakh kafúla double murder
    אזרחות כפולה‎ ― 'ezrakhút k'fuládual citizenship
  2. Times, multiplied by: used to indicate the operation of multiplication.
    6 כפול 9‎ ― 6 kafúl 96 times 9
  3. Double, twice: twice as big.
  4. Double, folded double.

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