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01:18 Mar 15, 2002
English to Hebrew translations [Non-PRO]
/ tattoo's
English term or phrase: power
I would like to know the hebrew symbol for power and a few other words. My friends and i are gettiung tattoos and we need three symbols. I would greatly appreciate your help..thank you
thomas reed jr

Summary of answers provided
5 +1Otzmah/עוצמה
Michal Circolone
5Power = KO'ACH - כח
EGB Translations



22 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +1

Power is Otzmah (ayin vav tzadi meim heh) עוצמה.

Good luck!

Michal Circolone
United States
Local time: 15:37
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in HebrewHebrew
PRO pts in pair: 20

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
disagree  EGB Translations: Sorry Michal, Power is simply KOACH - כח. No tattoo symbol.
8 hrs
  -> Though power can be translated as ko'akh, force or strength are more appropriate. In fact, in International Relations studies, it has been emphasized that when the word "power" was used, it ALWAYS means otzmah.

agree  John Kinory: Power is also otzmah, EGB. Stop misusing the Disagree button.
9 hrs
  -> Thanks Yoni! :-)

agree  Sue Goldian: Of course power is also otzmah. And I agree with John re use/misuse of the disagree button.
12 hrs
  -> Thanks Sue! :-)
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8 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5
Power = KO'ACH - כח

Example - Electric power. Horsepower. Ect.

EGB Translations
Local time: 00:37
Native speaker of: Native in HebrewHebrew, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 156

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
neutral  John Kinory: Stop misusing the Disagree button (unless you genuinely don't know that otzma=power. BTW, Electric power=hespek.
50 mins
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