kinah

noun ki·nah
variants: or less commonly qinah \kēˈnä\

Definition of kinah

plural kinoth or kinot also qinoth or qinot \-nōt(h)\
1 :a Hebrew elegy chanted traditionally on the Ninth of Ab
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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