"Come on, beat those aravot until there isn't a single leaf left!" (Glinert)
Languages of Origin
- Textual Hebrew
ערבה aravah 'willow' (plural ערבות aravot)
- Religious: Jews who are engaged in religious observance and have some Jewish education
- Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)
- North America
- 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).
Who Uses This
araves, aravos, aroves, arovos, arava, arovo, arove, aravah, arovoh, aroveh
Singular arava. A lulav has two aravot.
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