הללויה

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Hebrew[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From הַלְּלוּ ‎(hal'lú, praise) +‎ יָהּ ‎(God).

Phrase[edit]

הַלְּלוּיָהּ ‎(hal'lúyah)

  1. Praise God

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Usage notes[edit]

  • Observant Jews, outside of prayer, may prefer to write and say הַלְּלוּקָהּ ‎(hal'lúkah), so as not to abuse the name of God.