פאה

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See also: פּאַהand פּאה

Hebrew[edit]

Noun[edit]

פֵּאָה (pe'áf (plural indefinite פֵּאוֹת‎, singular construct פְּאַת־‎, plural construct פְּאוֹת־‎)

  1. a wig
    בימי הביניים נהגו השופטים לחבוש פאות בצבע לבן.‎‎ ― In the Middle Ages judges used to wear white wigs.
  2. a face (of a polyhedron)
  3. a sidelock
    • Leviticus 19:27, with translation of the Jewish Publication Society:
      לֹא תַקִּפוּ פְּאַת רֹאשְׁכֶם וְלֹא תַשְׁחִית אֵת פְּאַת זְקָנֶךָ׃‎‎
      Lo taqífu p'át roshkhém v-lo tashḥít et p'at z'qanékha
      Ye shall not round the corners of your heads, neither shalt thou mar the corners of thy beard.
  4. a sideburn
  5. (Biblical Hebrew) corner, edge
    • Leviticus 19:9, with translation of the Jewish Publication Society:
      לֹא תְכַלֶּה פְּאַת שָׂדְךָ לִקְצֹר
      lo t'khalé p'at sad'khá liq'tzór
      thou shalt not wholly reap the corner of thy field

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Proper noun[edit]

פֵּאָה (peá)

  1. (Judaism) One of the 613 commandments: to leave a corner of the field uncut for the poor.
  2. Pe'ah: The second tractate in the Seder Zeraim of the Mishnah and of the Talmud, whose first part deals with that commandment.

Ladino[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Hebrew פֶּאַה(peá).

Noun[edit]

פֶּאַה f (Hebrew spelling, Latin spelling pe’ah)

  1. sidelock