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To look or regard. See: A Comprehensive Etymological Dictionary of the Hebrew Language for Readers of English p. 401, 1987 by R. Ernest Klein
Perhaps seeng or looking. See here on Radak and R. Yona Ibn G'anach here
Wikipedia says that "Kittel" is a German word which is derived from the Arabic word "qutun" (which also gives us English-speakers the word "cotton"). Since Yiddish basically is a German dialect (like Swiss German and, much more remotely, Dutch) more than half of the its vocabulary is German words (pronounced as differently from standard German pronunciation ...
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