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Yesterday, we saw the Hebrew word for shopping - קְנִיּוֹת- which comes from the verb, to buy - לִקְנוֹת.
In English, we have the everyday verb to buy, as well as higher-register verbs to purchase and to acquire.
Hebrew is no different: while לקנות is the everyday verb, לִרְכּוֹשׁa word appearing in abundance in Biblical Hebrew, denotes the act of purchasing something of greater substance.
הִיא רָכְשָׁה* כַּרְטִיסִים לַמַּחֲזֶמֶר.
בְּיַחַד הֵם הֵקִימוּ קְבוּצַת רְכִישָׁה.