beis hamikdash

Pronunciations

beis hamikdash (beys hah-MIHK-duhsh) listen
beit hamikdash (beit hah-meek-DASH) listen
beit hamikdash (beit hah-MIHG-duhsh) listen

Definitions

  • n. The Temple in Jerusalem.

Example Sentences

  • "This week focuses on who will build the third beis hamidkash" (source)

Languages of Origin

  • Textual Hebrew

Etymology

  • בית המקדש

    • Who Uses This

      • Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)

      Regions

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

      Dictionaries

      • The Joys of Hebrew, by Lewis Glinert (New York, 1992).

      Alternative Spellings

      beys hamikdash, bes hamigdash, beit hamikdash, bet hamikdash

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