Yigdal

Pronunciations

Yigdal (YEEG-dahl)
Yigdal (yeeg-DAHL)

Definitions

  • n. 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

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

      Dictionaries

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

      Alternative Spellings

      Yeegdal

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