Cabbalism

cabbala

[kab-uh-luh, kuh-bah-]
noun

cabbalism, noun
cabbalist, noun
cabbalistic, cabbalistical, adjective
cabbalistically, adverb
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cabbala (kəˈbɑːlə)
 
n
a variant spelling of kabbalah
 
cabbalism
 
n
 
'cabbalist
 
n
 
cabba'listic
 
adj

kabbalah, kabbala, kabala, cabbala, cabala or qabalah (kəˈbɑːlə)
 
n
1.  an ancient Jewish mystical tradition based on an esoteric interpretation of the Old Testament
2.  any secret or occult doctrine or science
 
[C16: from Medieval Latin, from Hebrew qabbālāh tradition, what is received, from qābal to receive]
 
kabbala, kabbala, kabala, cabbala, cabala or qabalah
 
n
 
[C16: from Medieval Latin, from Hebrew qabbālāh tradition, what is received, from qābal to receive]
 
kabala, kabbala, kabala, cabbala, cabala or qabalah
 
n
 
[C16: from Medieval Latin, from Hebrew qabbālāh tradition, what is received, from qābal to receive]
 
cabbala, kabbala, kabala, cabbala, cabala or qabalah
 
n
 
[C16: from Medieval Latin, from Hebrew qabbālāh tradition, what is received, from qābal to receive]
 
cabala, kabbala, kabala, cabbala, cabala or qabalah
 
n
 
[C16: from Medieval Latin, from Hebrew qabbālāh tradition, what is received, from qābal to receive]
 
qabalah, kabbala, kabala, cabbala, cabala or qabalah
 
n
 
[C16: from Medieval Latin, from Hebrew qabbālāh tradition, what is received, from qābal to receive]
 
kabbalism, kabbala, kabala, cabbala, cabala or qabalah
 
n
 
kabalism, kabbala, kabala, cabbala, cabala or qabalah
 
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cabbalism, kabbala, kabala, cabbala, cabala or qabalah
 
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cabalism, kabbala, kabala, cabbala, cabala or qabalah
 
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qabalism, kabbala, kabala, cabbala, cabala or qabalah
 
n
 
'kabbalist, kabbala, kabala, cabbala, cabala or qabalah
 
n
 
'kabalist, kabbala, kabala, cabbala, cabala or qabalah
 
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'cabbalist, kabbala, kabala, cabbala, cabala or qabalah
 
n
 
'cabalist, kabbala, kabala, cabbala, cabala or qabalah
 
n
 
'qabalist, kabbala, kabala, cabbala, cabala or qabalah
 
n
 
kabba'listic, kabbala, kabala, cabbala, cabala or qabalah
 
adj
 
kaba'listic, kabbala, kabala, cabbala, cabala or qabalah
 
adj
 
cabba'listic, kabbala, kabala, cabbala, cabala or qabalah
 
adj
 
caba'listic, kabbala, kabala, cabbala, cabala or qabalah
 
adj
 
qaba'listic, kabbala, kabala, cabbala, cabala or qabalah
 
adj

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cabbala
1520s, from M.L. cabbala, from Mishnaic Heb. qabbalah "reception, received lore, tradition," especially "tradition of mystical interpretation of the Old Testament," from qibbel "to receive, admit, accept." Cf. Arabic qabala "he received, accepted."
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