קרבן

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Hebrew[edit]

Root
ק־ר־ב

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Semitic. Compare Arabic قُرْبَان(qurbān).

Noun[edit]

קורבן \ קָרְבָּן (korbánm (plural indefinite קורבנות \ קָרְבָּנוֹת‎, singular construct קורבן \ קָרְבַּן־‎, plural construct קורבנות \ קָרְבָּנוֹת־‎)

  1. (chiefly Judaism) a ritual sacrifice, as of an animal
  2. (by extension) victim

Usage notes[edit]

The alternative voweling קֻרְבָּן also exists.

Descendants[edit]


Yiddish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Hebrew קרבן‎.

Noun[edit]

קרבן (korbnm, plural קרבנות(korbones)

  1. victim
  2. (Judaism) ritual sacrifice