קבר

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See also: קבֿר

Aramaic[edit]

Verb[edit]

קבר ‎(qavar)

  1. to bury, to inter

Hebrew[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ק־ב־ר ‎(k-b-r). Compare Arabic قبر ‎(qabr).

Noun[edit]

קֶבֶר ‎(kéverm ‎(plural indefinite קְבָרִים, singular construct קֶבֶר־, plural construct קברי־)

  1. A grave, a gravesite.
  2. (קֶבֶר־, kéver-) Singular construct form of קבר‎.

Usage notes[edit]

  • In addition to the regularly inflected plural form given above, the irregular form קברות ‎(k'varót) is also attested historically, though in Modern Hebrew it occurs only in the phrase בית קברות ‎(béit-k'varót, cemetery).[1]

Verb[edit]

קָבַר ‎(kavár) ‎(pa'al construction)

  1. (transitive) To bury, to inter.

References[edit]

  1. ^ קברים או קברות”, safa-ivrit.org, accessed 2012 June 11.