לגבי

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Etymology[edit]

From לְ־(l'-) + גַּבֵּי־(gabéi-); hence literally “to the backs of”. A calque from Aramaic. First attested in the Talmud.

Preposition[edit]

לְגַבֵּי (l'gabéi)

  1. About, regarding, in connection with, with respect to.
    יש לי כמה שאלות לגבי מה שאמרת.‎ — yésh lí káma sh'elót l'gabéi má she'amárt(a). — I have some questions regarding what you said.
    הוא אופטימי לגבי עתידו.‎ — hú optími l'gabéi atidó. — He is optimistic regarding his future.

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