n. Nine-branched menorah / candelabrum used on Chanukah.
On the first night of Chanukah, you put one candle on the right side of your Chanukiah
Languages of Origin
- Modern Hebrew
Modern Hebrew חנוכייה, originally from Ladino hanukía
- Religious: Jews who are engaged in religious observance and have some Jewish education
- Israel: Diaspora Jews who feel connected to Israel and have spent time there
- North America
- South Africa
- Australia / New Zealand
- The JPS Dictionary of Jewish Words, by Joyce Eisenberg and Ellen Scolnic, (Philadelphia, 2001).
- The Joys of Hebrew, by Lewis Glinert (New York, 1992).
- Dictionary of Jewish Usage: A Popular Guide to the Use of Jewish Terms, by Sol Steinmetz (Lanham, MD, 2005).
Who Uses This
chanukia, chanukiyah, hanukiah, hanukia
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