kinah

noun ki·nah \kēˈnä\
variants: less commonly

qinah

\kēˈnä\

Definition of kinah

plural

kinoth

or

kinot

also

qinoth

or

qinot

\-nōt(h)\
  1. 1 :  a Hebrew elegy chanted traditionally on the Ninth of Ab

  2. 2 :  a dirge or lament especially as sung by Jewish professional mourning women

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Origin and Etymology of kinah

Hebrew qīnāh dirge, lamentation


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