מנורה

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Hebrew[edit]

המנורה (the menorah)

Etymology[edit]

From the root נ־ו־ר \ נ־ר (n-w-r / n-r).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

מְנוֹרָה (m'noráf (plural indefinite form מְנוֹרוֹת, singular construct form מְנוֹרַת־, plural construct form מְנוֹרוֹת־)

  1. A light, a lamp.
    המנורה דלוקה?ham'norá d'luká? — Is the light on?
  2. A menorah or other candelabra.
  3. (usually in definite) A menorah as a symbol.

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