Word 64: בעקבות (bl)

Let us assume that first ב is the well known preposition: in, with.

Now, maybe we know noun עָקֵב, heel, footprint. Look at Gen 3:15.

Look at ptr N-t110.A.

Our word is, of course, the plural construct: עִקְבוֹת, (the) heels of.

The locution בעקבות + a noun xxx means: as a consequence of xxx, as the result of xxx.

Pronunciation: b(e)iqvot

Look at ptr S-t0469.B.5