eyd

Alternative Spellings

eid, ed

Definitions

  • A witness

Example Sentences

  • "You need an additional eyd to complete this marriage contract."

Languages of Origin

Textual Hebrew

Etymology

עד ed 'witness'

Who Uses This

Religious: Jews who are engaged in religious observance and have some Jewish education
Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)

Regions

North America

Dictionaries

Dictionary of Jewish Usage: A Guide to the Use of Jewish Terms, by Sol Steinmetz (Lanham, MD, 2005).

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