עכ״ל

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Hebrew[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Abbreviation of עַד כַּאן לְשׁוֹנוֹ ‎(ad kan l'shonó, until here is his language).

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronounced as if spelled out as its component words.

Phrase[edit]

עכ״ל ‎(ad kan l'shono)

  1. Used to indicate the end of a direct quotation.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Often paired with ז״ל (at the quotation's start).

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