מנורה

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Hebrew[edit]

המנורה (the menorah)

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Root
נ־י־ר(n-y-r)

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

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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.
    1. (Ashkenazic Hebrew) hanukkiah
      Synonym: חֲנֻכִּיָּה(khanukiyá)
  3. (usually definite) The menorah as a symbol.

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Yiddish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Hebrew מְנוֹרָה(m'norá).

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Noun[edit]

מנורה (mnoyref, plural מנורות(mnoyres)

  1. menorah, candelabrum, hanukkiah