Word of the Day Kova: How Hittite War Gear Turned Into a Baseball Cap.

The Hebrew word for hat could have stayed buried in the Bible, but a rabbi decided to beat swords to ploughshares, and gave modern Hebrew something to cover its head with.

The Hebrew word for hat is ko-VA, but no one pronounces it that way – Israelis put the stress on the first syllable, pronouncing it KO-va.