מצה

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Hebrew

Etymology

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Noun

מַצָּה (matsáf (plural indefinite מַצּוֹת, singular construct מַצַּת־, plural construct מַצּוֹת־) [pattern: קַטְלָה]

  1. matzo
    המצה נחשבת למאכל יהודי, ובחג הפסח מצווה לאכלה ולהתנזר מחמץ.‏
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Noun

מַצָּה (matsáf

  1. (biblical) dispute, quarrel, strife
    • Proverbs 17:19, with translation of the Jewish Publication Society:
      אֹהֵב פֶּשַׁע אֹהֵב מַצָּה
      'ohév pésha' 'ohév matsá
      ʾōhēḇ péšaʿ ʾōhēḇ maṣṣā
      He loveth transgression that loveth strife;

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Yiddish

Etymology

From Hebrew מַצָּה.

Noun

מצה (matsef, plural מצות (matses)

  1. matzo

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