6893. qaath
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qaath: (a bird) perhaps pelican
Original Word: קָאָת
Part of Speech: Noun Feminine
Transliteration: qaath
Phonetic Spelling: (kaw-ath')
Short Definition: pelican

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
of uncertain derivation
(a bird) perhaps pelican
NASB Translation
pelican (5).

קָאַת, קָאָת noun [feminine] a bird, usually pelican (compare ᵐ5 Leviticus, Deuteronomy, Psalms, ᵑ9 Psalms (derived by Thes from [קוא], קיא (see Köii. 1, 173, and, on ת, Ges§ 80g), as throwing up food from its crop for its young); but sea-fowl improbable in Psalms, Isaiah; Late Hebrew קָאָת, ᵑ7 קָאתָא id.); — absolute הַקָּאָת Leviticus 11:18 = Deuteronomy 14:17, as unclean; קָאַת (van d. H. Gi; Baer קָאָת) Isaiah 34:11; Zephaniah 2:14, as inhabiting ruins; construct קְאַת מִדְכָּר Psalm 102:7, simile of loneliness.

קַב see I. קבב. Below

I. קבב (√ of following; compare Arabic arch, dome (hence 'al-cove'), vaulted tent, especially tent of honour GoldziherZMG xlvii (1893), 74 f. JacobBeduinenleben (2) 86, 245; Syriac vault, dome, id., vaulted tent PS3466b; so Late Hebrew קוּבָּה, specifically lupanar; ᵑ7 קוּבְּתָא vault (especially vaulted heavens); perhaps also Assyrian ‡abâbu, shield).


From qow'; probably the pelican (from vomiting) -- cormorant.

see HEBREW qow'

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