Judaica

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English[edit]

Sample JudaicaShabbat candlesticks, natla (handwashing cup), Chumash and Tanakh, yad (Torah pointer), shofar, and etrog box
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Etymology[edit]

Latin, from Hebrew יְהוּדָה (Yehuda, Judah) +‎ -ica (plural suffix).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /dʒuˈdeɪ̯.ɪk/

Noun[edit]

Judaica (uncountable)

  1. Artifacts pertaining to the Jews, their culture or their religion, particularly ritual objects.

Hyponyms[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

Judaica (not comparable)

  1. Pertaining to the Jews, their culture or their religion.

Usage notes[edit]

As an adjective, quite formal and Latinate; Jewish or Judaic are more common.

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