yigdal

Definitions

  • hymn often sung at the end of a prayer service, based on Maimonides' Thirteen Principles of Faith

Example Sentences

  • Yigdal is on page 242 in your siddurim.

Languages of Origin

Textual Hebrew

Etymology

יגדל 'magnify'

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

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

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