עמידה

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Etymology[edit]

Verbal noun of עָמַד ‎('amád, to stand), from the root ע־מ־ד ‎(`-m-d).

Noun[edit]

עֲמִידָה ‎('amidáf ‎(plural indefinite עֲמִידוֹת, singular construct עֲמִידַת־, plural construct עֲמִידוֹת־)

  1. The act of standing or situating: verbal noun of עָמַד ‎('amád)
  2. The act of sticking with.
  3. The act of withstanding, steadfastness.

Proper noun[edit]

הָעֲמִידָה ‎('amidáf

  1. (Judaism) The Amidah, the Shemoneh Esrei, an important daily prayer that is said while standing.

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