avodah zarah

Pronunciations

avodah zarah (uh-VOH-duh ZUH-ruh)
avodah zarah (ah-voh-DAH zah-RAH)

Definitions

  • n. A tractate of the Talmud.

  • n. Idolatry.

Example Sentences

  • "Look, from what I understand, if a Jew believes in J. that's Avoda Zara. If a gentile believes in J. it's not." (source)

Languages of Origin

  • Textual Hebrew

Etymology

  • עבודה זרה

    • Who Uses This

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

      Regions

      • North America

      Dictionaries

      • None

      Alternative Spellings

      avoda zara, avoda zarah

Notes

  • Pronounced

    uh-VO-duh ZUH-ruh

    uh-VOY-duh ZO-ruh

    or

    avo-DAH za-RAH

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