קשת

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Root
ק־שׁ־ת
קֶשֶׁת הוּנִית

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

קֶשֶׁת ‎(késhetf ‎(plural indefinite קְשָׁתוֹת, singular construct קֶשֶׁת־) [pattern: קֶטֶל]

  1. bow (weapon)
  2. rainbow
  3. headband
  4. (geometry) arc
  5. (graph theory) edge connecting two vertices
  6. (physics) electric arc
  7. (music) bow (as used with string instruments)
  8. (construction, chiefly masonry) arch, archway

Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

קַשָּׁת ‎(kashátm ‎(plural indefinite קַשָּׁתִים, singular construct קַשַּׁת־)

  1. archer; soldier whose main weapon is the bow and arrow
    • Genesis 21:20, with translation of the New International Version:
      וַיְהִי אֱלֹהִים אֶת־הַנַּעַר וַיִּגְדָּל וַיֵּשֶׁב בַּמִּדְבָּר וַיְהִי רֹבֶה קַשָּֽׁת׃
      God was with the boy as he grew up. He lived in the desert and became an archer.

Proper noun[edit]

קַשָּׁת ‎(kashát)

  1. Sagittarius (constellation)
  2. Sagittarius (zodiac sign)