n. A hymn in the traditional Jewish liturgy, usually recited before Shacharit and often sung after services in synagogue, made up of traits attributed to God.
Languages of Origin
- Textual Hebrew
אדון עולם 'Master of the world'
- Religious: Jews who are engaged in religious observance and have some Jewish education
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- The JPS Dictionary of Jewish Words, by Joyce Eisenberg and Ellen Scolnic, (Philadelphia, 2001).
- The Joys of Hebrew, by Lewis Glinert (New York, 1992).
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