קל וחומר

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Hebrew[edit]

Adverb[edit]

קל וחומר \ קַל וָחֹמֶר (kál vachómer)

  1. all the more so, a fortiori

Noun[edit]

קל וחומר \ קַל וָחֹמֶר (kál vachómerm

  1. An a fortiori argument.

Adjective[edit]

קל וחומר \ קַל וָחֹמֶר (kál vachómer)

  1. Relating to an a fortiori argument.
    הֲלֹא דְּבָרִים קַל וָחֹמֶר?‏‎‏ / haló d'varím kal vachómer?
    (literally) Are things not light and substantial?
    (idiomatically) Does the one not follow a fortiori from the other?

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