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 قَبْر (qabr, grave), قَبَرَ (qabara, to bury), Ge'ez ቀበረ (ḳäbärä, to bury).

Noun[edit]

קֶבֶר (kéverm (plural indefinite קְבָרִים, singular construct קֶבֶר־, plural construct קברי־) [pattern: קֶטֶל]

  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, future יקבור \ יִקְבֹּר, passive participle קָבוּר, passive counterpart נִקְבַּר)

  1. (transitive) To bury, to inter.

Conjugation[edit]

References[edit]

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