unetaneh tokef

Alternative Spellings

unesaneh toikef, unetanneh tokef, un'tanneh tokef, unesaneh tokef, unesane tokef

Definitions

  • a particular High Holiday prayer recited on Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur

Example Sentences

  • After unetanneh tokef, stay tuned for the blowing of the shofar!

Languages of Origin

Textual Hebrew

Etymology

ונתנה תוקף 'let us speak...' (the first words of the prayer)

Who Uses This

Religious: Jews who are engaged in religious observance and have some Jewish education

Dictionaries

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