Anim Zmirot


Anim Zemirot (ah-NEEM zeh-mee-ROHT) listen
Anim Zmirot (AH-neem ZMEE-roht) listen


  • n. A hymn sung in front of the open ark after the Musaf service on Shabbat.

Example Sentences

  • "Goldstein Junior, would you like to sing Anim Zemirot?" (Glinert)

Languages of Origin

  • Textual Hebrew


  • אנעים זמירות anim zemirot 'I will sweeten songs...', the opening line of the poem

    • Who Uses This

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


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


      • The JPS Dictionary of Jewish Words, by Joyce Eisenberg and Ellen Scolnic, (Philadelphia, 2001).
      • The Joys of Hebrew, by Lewis Glinert (New York, 1992).

      Alternative Spellings

      Anim Zemirot, An'im Zemirot, Anim Z'mirot, An'im Z'mirot, An'im Zmirot, Anim Zemiros, An'im Zemiros, Anim Z'miros, An'im Z'miros, Anim Zmiros, An'im Zmiros, Anim Zemires, An'im Zemires, Anim Z'mires, An'im Z'mires, Anim Zmires, An'im Zmires

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