kere perpetuum

noun kere per·pe·tu·um \-pə(r)ˈpechəwəm\

Definition of kere perpetuum

  1. :  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

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Origin and Etymology of kere perpetuum

New Latin, literally, perpetual kere


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