kere perpetuum

noun

kere per·​pe·​tu·​um
-pə(r)ˈpechəwəm
: a kere which is always substituted for a particular word in the Hebrew Bible and whose consonants are not written in the margin but are supplied by the reader from memory

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, literally, perpetual kere

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“Kere perpetuum.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/kere%20perpetuum. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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