shechinah

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Hebrew שְׁכִינָה ‎(sh'chiná, literally act of dwelling).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʃ(ə)ˈχiːnə/, /ʃ(ə)χiːˈnɑː/

Noun[edit]

shechinah ‎(plural shechinahs)

  1. (Judaism) the presence of God

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