תפילה

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See also: תּפֿילה

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Root
פ־ל־ל

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תפילה \ תְּפִלָּה (t'filáf (plural indefinite תפילות \ תְּפִלּוֹת‎, singular construct תפילת \ תְּפִלַּת־‎, plural construct תפילות \ תְּפִלּוֹת־‎)

  1. intercession, deprecation
  2. entreaty, supplication, prayer
    • Avinu Malkenu liturgical text
      אָבִינוּ מַלְכֵּנוּ קַבֵּל בְּרַחֲמִים וּבְרָצוֹן אֶת תְּפִלָּתֵנוּ.‎‎
      Avínu Malkénu, kabél b-raḥamím uv-ratsón et t'filaténu
      Our Father, our King, mercifully and willingly receive our prayer
  3. (countable) hymn, sacred song, Psalm: a passage that is read or uttered in prayer.
  4. (countable) A service, a prayer service.
  5. (Jewish law, specifically) The Amidah.
    • מַגִּיעַ סוֹף זְמַן תְּפִלָּה‎‎
      magía sof zman tfiláh
      The end of the time of the recitation of the Amidah arrives

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Hebrew תפילה \ תְּפִלָּה(t'filá, prayer).

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תפילה f (Hebrew spelling, Latin spelling tefilá)

  1. prayer