qere

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Aramaic קְרֵי(qərê).

Noun[edit]

qere (plural qeres)

  1. In the liturgical use of the Tanakh, a spoken reading that diverges from the written word (the ketiv); an indication of such a reading.

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Albanian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed via Vulgar Latin from Latin cariēs (rot).[1][2]

Noun[edit]

qere f (plural qere, definite qerja, definite plural qeret)

  1. scalp ringworm (Tinea capitis)
  2. baldness

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Orel, Vladimir E. (1998), “qere”, in Albanian Etymological Dictionary, Leiden; Boston; Köln: Brill, →ISBN, page 357
  2. ^ Guillaume Bonnet, Les mots latins de l’albanais (Paris: L’Harmattan, 1999), 290–1.