A unique Hebrew word about holding someone else’s feelings
This word truly has no equal in English, and yet it’s a common word when speech gets tender and loving.
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But on a metaphorical level, להכיל means to contain someone else’s feelings, to be able to withstand emotional torrents and be there as a support.
She knows how to hold his space with all his needs.
להכיל is a הפעיל verb of the root כ.ו.ל meaning all.