מנורה

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Hebrew[edit]

המנורה (the menorah)

Etymology[edit]

Root
נ־ו־ר

Cognate with Aramaic מְנָרְתָא (mənārəṯā), Arabic مَنَارَة (manāra).

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Noun[edit]

מְנוֹרָה (m'noráf (plural indefinite מְנוֹרוֹת, singular construct מְנוֹרַת־, plural construct מְנוֹרוֹת־)

  1. A light, a lamp.
    המנורה דולקת?‏‎ ― ham'norá dolekét?Is the light on?
  2. A menorah or other candelabrum.
  3. (usually in definite) A menorah as a symbol.

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Yiddish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Hebrew מְנוֹרָה (m'norá).

Noun[edit]

מנורה (menoref, plural מנורות (menores)

  1. menorah, candelabrum