Keter

Definitions

  • n. Crown, especially the crown decorating a Torah scroll.

Example Sentences

  • The Torah's keter shone bright, but sat a bit askew.

Languages of Origin

  • Textual Hebrew

Etymology

  • כתר

    • Who Uses This

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

      Regions

      • North America

      Dictionaries

      • The JPS Dictionary of Jewish Words, by Joyce Eisenberg and Ellen Scolnic, (Philadelphia, 2001).

      Alternative Spellings

      kesser, keser

Notes

  • also known as "keter Torah" כתר תורה

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