עלייה

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Hebrew[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The verbal noun of the verb עָלָה (alá, to rise), from the root ע־ל־ה (`-l-h).

Noun[edit]

עלייה \ עֲלִיָּה (aliyáf

  1. ascent, ascending, going up
  2. rise.
  3. (Judaism) aliyah, the calling up of someone to the bimah for a the reading of the Torah
  4. immigration to the Land of Israel
  5. atrium (upper cavity of the heart)

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