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GenderFeminine
UsageHebrew
Scriptsכִּנֶּרֶת Hebrew

Meaning & History

From the name of the large lake in northern Israel, usually called the Sea of Galilee in English. Its name is derived from Hebrew כִּנּוֹר (kinor) meaning "harp" because of its shape.
VariantKineret

Categories

music, musical instruments
Entry updated December 8, 2017   Contribute