הגבהה

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Hebrew[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the verb הִגְבִּיהַּ ‎(higbíah), from the root ג־ב־הּ ‎(g-b-h).

Noun[edit]

הַגְבָּהָה ‎(hagbaháf (plural indefinite form הגבהות, singular construct form הגבהת, plural construct form הגבהות)

  1. (uncountable) Lifting, raising.
  2. (countable) A lifting, a raising.
  3. (specifically, Judaism) Hagbaha, hagbah: the raising of an open Torah scroll for an Ashkenazi Jewish congregation to see the text that has just been read.

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