- [ʃə'vu:əs, ʃα:vʊ'ɒt](also Shavuot)noun a major Jewish festival held fifty days after the second day of Passover, originally a harvest festival but now also commemorating the giving of the Torah.Originfrom Heb. šāḇū῾ōṯ 'weeks', with ref. to the weeks between Passover and Pentecost.
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Shavuoth — Seph. Heb. /shah vooh awt /; Ashk. Heb. /sheuh vooh ohs, euhs/, n. Judaism. a festival, celebrated on the sixth and seventh days of Sivan by Orthodox and Conservative Jews outside Israel but only on the sixth day by Reform Jews and Jews in Israel … Universalium
Shavuoth — n. Jewish holiday celebrating the day Moses received the Ten Commandments on Mount Sinai, Feast of Weeks (alternate spelling for Shavuot) … English contemporary dictionary
Shavuoth — Sha•vu•oth or Sha•vu•ot [[t]ʃəˈvu oʊs, ʃɑ vuˈɔt[/t]] n. jud a Jewish festival, celebrated on the sixth or sixth and seventh days of Sivan, that commemorates God s giving of the Ten Commandments to Moses Also called Feast of Weeks Pentecost… … From formal English to slang
Shavuoth — n. (also Shavuot) the Jewish Pentecost. Etymology: Heb. sabucirc ocirct, = weeks, with ref. to the weeks between Passover and Pentecost … Useful english dictionary
Feast of Weeks — Shavuoth. * * * … Universalium
Feast of Weeks — noun (Judaism) Jewish holy day celebrated on the sixth of Sivan to celebrate Moses receiving the Ten Commandments • Syn: ↑Shavous, ↑Shabuoth, ↑Shavuoth, ↑Shavuot, ↑Pentecost • Derivationally related forms: ↑pentecostal … Useful english dictionary
Shavuot — noun (Judaism) Jewish holy day celebrated on the sixth of Sivan to celebrate Moses receiving the Ten Commandments • Syn: ↑Shavous, ↑Shabuoth, ↑Shavuoth, ↑Pentecost, ↑Feast of Weeks • Derivationally related forms: ↑pentecostal … Useful english dictionary
Moses Gaster — in 1904 Born September 17, 1856(1856 09 17) Bucharest Died March 5, 1939 … Wikipedia
confirmation — confirmational, adj. /kon feuhr may sheuhn/, n. 1. the act of confirming. 2. the state of being confirmed. 3. something that confirms, as a corroborative statement or piece of evidence: His birth certificate served as confirmation of his… … Universalium
Hallel — /hah layl /; Seph. Heb. /hah lel /; Ashk. Heb. /hah layl/, n. Judaism. a liturgical prayer consisting of all or part of Psalms 113 118, recited on Passover, Shavuoth, Sukkoth, Hanukkah, and Rosh Hodesh. [1695 1705; < Heb hallel praise] * * * ▪… … Universalium