7169. qarats
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qarats: to nip, pinch
Original Word: קָרַץ
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: qarats
Phonetic Spelling: (kaw-rats')
Short Definition: winks

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. root
to nip, pinch
NASB Translation
compresses (1), formed (1), maliciously* (1), wink (1), winks (2).

[קָרַץ] verb nip, pinch (Late Hebrew קָרַץ cut dough, compress lips, קֶרֶץ piece of bread; Assyrian Karâƒu, nip off, gnaw, Arabic pinch; Ethiopic incise; Syriac nail [see also Biblical Aramaic]; compare Frä35f.); —

Qal Imperfect3masculine plural יִקְרְצועַֿיִן Psalm 35:19 let them not pinch the eye, i.e. wink maliciously, so Participle active ׳קֹרֵץ צ Proverbs 10:10, בְּעֵינוֺ ׳ק Proverbs 6:13; also שְׂפָתָיו ׳ק Proverbs 16:30 pinching his lips (i.e. compressing, as in Late Hebrew, or biting, gnawing, compare Assyrian).

Pu`al Perfect1singular מֵחֹמֶר קֹרַצְתִּי Job 33:6 from clay I was nipped off (compare Assyrian ‰i‰a i‡tariƒ, he nipped off clay, to form Eabani).

form, move, wink

A primitive root; to pinch, i.e. (partially) to bite the lips, blink the eyes (as a gesture of malice), or (fully) to squeeze off (a piece of clay in order to mould a vessel from it) -- form, move, wink.

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