חנוכה

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See also: חנוכּה

Hebrew[edit]

Root
ח־נ־ך

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

חנוכה \ חֲנֻכָּה (khanukáf [pattern: קְטֻלָּה]

  1. Hanukkah (the Festival of Lights)

Synonyms[edit]

Noun[edit]

חנוכה \ חֲנֻכָּה (khanukáf (plural indefinite חנוכות \ חֲנֻכּוֹת, singular construct חנוכת \ חֲנֻכַּת־, plural construct חנוכות \ חֲנֻכּוֹת־) [pattern: קְטֻלָּה]

  1. consecration, dedication, inauguration
    • c. 13th century, “Ma'oz Tzur.”
      אָז אֶגְמוֹר בְּשִׁיר מִזְמוֹר חֲנֻכַּת הַמִּזְבֵּחַ.‏
      'áz 'egmór b'shír mizmór khanukát hamizbéakh.
      Then we will celebrate with song and psalm the altar's dedication.

Declension[edit]


Yiddish[edit]

Noun[edit]

חנוכה (khaneke)

  1. (nonstandard) Unpointed form of חנוכּה (khaneke).