kapara

Hebrew translation: Atonement - or loved one, in slang

22:13 Aug 25, 2004
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English term or phrase: kapara
my friends screen name is kapara...she is a girl what does it mean?
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Hebrew translation:Atonement - or loved one, in slang
Explanation:
The original word, related to Yom Kippur, means "atonement, expiation, penance, sacrificy of something for sin, pardon and forgivenes, in ritual: giving up something dear".
It became a popular term of endearment in the street language or between friends or lovers.
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kapara כפרה
Atonement - or loved one, in slang


Explanation:
The original word, related to Yom Kippur, means "atonement, expiation, penance, sacrificy of something for sin, pardon and forgivenes, in ritual: giving up something dear".
It became a popular term of endearment in the street language or between friends or lovers.


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Rutie Eckdish
United States
Local time: 13:21
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