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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [kab-uh-luh, kuh-bah-]
    • /ˈkæb ə lə, kəˈbɑ-/
    • /kə.ˈbaː.lə/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [kab-uh-luh, kuh-bah-]
    • /ˈkæb ə lə, kəˈbɑ-/

Definitions of cabbala word

  • abbreviation CABBALA cabala 3
  • noun cabbala a system of esoteric theosophy and theurgy developed by rabbis, reaching its peak about the 12th and 13th centuries, and influencing certain medieval and Renaissance Christian thinkers. It was based on a mystical method of interpreting Scripture by which initiates claimed to penetrate sacred mysteries. Among its central doctrines are, all creation is an emanation from the Deity and the soul exists from eternity. 1
  • noun cabbala any occult or secret doctrine or science. 1
  • noun cabbala Alternative spelling of Kabballah. 1

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Origin of cabbala

First appearance:

before 1515
One of the 27% oldest English words
1515-25; < Medieval Latin cab(b)ala < Hebrew qabbālāh ‘tradition’, literally, something received, i.e., handed down

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cabbala popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 62% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 51% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

cabbala usage trend in Literature

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