קל

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See also: ק״ל

Hebrew[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Root
ק־ל־ל

Related to Arabic قَلِيل ‎(qalīl, few).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

קַל ‎(qálm ‎(feminine קַלָּה, masculine plural קַלִּים, feminine plural קַלּוֹת) [pattern: קֶטֶל]

  1. light (of low weight)
  2. light (of low importance)
  3. easy (not difficult)
Usage notes[edit]
  • This adjective is often used "impersonally", that is, without a personal subject.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Root
ק־ו־ל

Noun[edit]

קֹל ‎(qólm

  1. singular indefinite form of קוֹל ‎(qól)‎, defective spelling.
    • Job 28:26 and Job 38:25, with translation of the Darby Bible:
      וְדֶרֶךְ לַחֲזִיז קֹלוֹת
      vedérech laḥazíz qolót
      and a way for the thunder's flash
  2. singular construct form of קוֹל ‎(qól)‎, defective spelling: singular construct form of קֹל‎.
    • Exodus 4:8, with translation of the King James Version:
      וְהָיָה אִם לֹא יַאֲמִינוּ לָךְ וְלֹא יִשְׁמְעוּ לְקֹל הָאֹת הָרִאשׁוֹן
      vehayá im lo yaamínu lakh veló yishme'ú leqól haót harishón
      And it shall come to pass, if they will not believe thee, neither hearken to the voice of the first sign

Etymology 3[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

קֵל ‎(kélm

  1. G-d: A deliberate misspelling and/or mispronunciation of of אֵל ‎('él, God)

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