Devarim

Pronunciations

Devarim (deh-vah-REEM) listen
Devarim (dvah-REEM) listen
Devarim (DVUH-rim) listen

Definitions

  • n. "The Book of Deuteronomy", [lit. "words"] (JPS).

Example Sentences

  • "We start reading Dvarim this week."

Languages of Origin

  • Textual Hebrew

Etymology

  • דברים

    • Who Uses This

      • Religious: Jews who are engaged in religious observance and have some Jewish education

      Regions

      • North America
      • Great Britain
      • South Africa
      • Australia / New Zealand

      Dictionaries

      • The JPS Dictionary of Jewish Words, by Joyce Eisenberg and Ellen Scolnic, (Philadelphia, 2001).
      • The Joys of Hebrew, by Lewis Glinert (New York, 1992).

      Alternative Spellings

      Dvorim, Dvarim, Devorim

Notes

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