nedivut

Alternative Spellings

n'divus, nedivus, n'divoot, n'divut

Definitions

  • generosity

Example Sentences

  • "Many interesting discussions about Nedivut followed, and the children decided that they would express their generosity through using their tzedakah money to buy toys for Chanukah, for children who are less fortunate." (http://www.fuchsmizrachi.org/en/FMS%20Video%20and%20Audio/Photo/2009/ECP_2009_12_08_TripToTarget.aspx)
  • The Torah stipulates that contributions for the building of the Mishkan be voluntary, an expression of nedivus lev (heartful devotion). (http://www.torahweb.org/torah/2002/parsha/rtwe_terumah.html)

Etymology

נדיבות

Regions

North America

Dictionaries

None

Notes

often used in the expression "nedivut lev" or "nedivus leiv" (נדיבות לב)

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