cabala

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See also: càbala and cábala

English[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

cabala

  1. Alternative spelling of Kabballah

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Medieval Latin cabbala, from Rabbinic Hebrew קבלה(kabbala).

Noun[edit]

cabala f (plural cabale)

  1. (Judaism) Kabballah (mystical Jewish teachings)
  2. cabal

Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from Hebrew קבלה(qabbalah, tradition).[1][2]

Noun[edit]

cabala f (plural cabalas)

  1. (Judaism) Kabballah (mystical Jewish teachings)

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from French cabale, itself from Hebrew קבלה(qabbalah, tradition).[1]

Noun[edit]

cabala f (plural cabalas)

  1. cabal (a secret plot to harm someone)

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 cabala” in Dicionário infopédia da Língua Portuguesa. Porto: Porto Editora, 2003–2022.
  2. ^ cabala” in Dicionário Priberam da Língua Portuguesa.