רבקה

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Hebrew[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Literally "connection". From Proto-Semitic *r-b-q (to join, couple, tie). Also see Arabic رَبَقَ (rabaqa, he ties).

Proper noun[edit]

רִבְקָה (Rivkáf

  1. Rebecca (Biblical figure)
  2. Rebecca (a female given name)

References[edit]

  • The Oxford English Dictionary, 2nd ed., Clarendon Press, 1989.