how do say “a cover” in Hebrew?
No, this is not about a cover song – that’s קאוור (also called by the rare academician, גרסת כיסוי ). This post is about the cover of a pot or a car – otherwise known as a lid or a hood. The word for these is מכסה .
(You) need to lift the hood of the car (literally of the engine).
She always goes with a head covering.
He has a very convincing cover story.
The root of all of the above words introduced (with the exception of קאוור) is כ.ס.ה , which makes its verb appearance in the passive-intensive פיעל verb לכסות – to cover.