atzilus

Pronunciations

atzilus (ah-TZEE-loos) listen

Definitions

  • n. The highest spiritual universe in Lurianic Kabbalah.

  • n. "The world of divine emanations" (Eisenberg & Scolnic).

Example Sentences

Languages of Origin

  • Textual Hebrew

Etymology

  • עולם אצילות olam atzilut 'world of emanation'

    • Who Uses This

      • Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)

      Regions

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

      Dictionaries

      • The JPS Dictionary of Jewish Words, by Joyce Eisenberg and Ellen Scolnic, (Philadelphia, 2001).

      Alternative Spellings

      olam atsilut, atzilut, atsilut, atsilus, olam atzilut, olam atzilus, olam atsilus

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