[b-hebrew] Takliyth

Isaac Fried if at math.bu.edu
Sat Nov 3 19:28:23 EDT 2012

Meseems that תכלית TAKLIYT = TA-KL-IYT is of the root כל  
כלה כלל KLL, 'encompass, include', with the initial personal  
pronoun TA = ATAH אתה and the trailing combined personal pronoun  
IYT, all for the thing itself. Hence, TAKLIYT signifies here 'total,  
full, complete, consummate, perfect, general, entire, whole,  
conclusive, inclusive, all-embracing, all-encompassing.

The root KLL is a variant of

גלל, הלל, חלל, כלל, קלל


In today's spoken Hebrew TAKLIYT came to mean 'goal, end, ultimate  

Isaac Fried, Boston University

On Nov 3, 2012, at 12:40 AM, Mike Burke wrote:
> What I'm interested in at the moment is the range of meaning of the  
> word "Takliyth" (used in Psalm 139:22.)

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