דת

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Hebrew[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Iranian *dāta ‎(law). Cognate to Persian داد ‎(dâd) and, more remotely, Latin data, nominative plural of datum ‎(that is given).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

דָּת ‎(datf ‎(plural indefinite דָּתוֹת, singular construct דַּת־)

  1. religion

Usage notes[edit]

  • In Biblical Hebrew, the construct form was דָּת, as seen in, e.g., Esther 2:12 and Esther 9:13.

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