emes hatorah

Alternative Spellings

emes-hatoyre, emet hatorah

Definitions

  • the truth
  • an exclamation of veracity, with the connotation of an oath on the Torah

Languages of Origin

Textual Hebrew

Etymology

אמת התורה 'the truth of the Torah'

Who Uses This

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

Dictionaries

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Notes

Often pronounced [emesatoura]

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