Hatikvah

Pronunciations

Hatikvah (huh-TEEK-vuh) listen

Definitions

  • n. Literally "the hope." "The Israeli national anthem." (Glinert)

Example Sentences

  • "Everyone please rise for HaTikva."

Languages of Origin

  • Modern Hebrew

Etymology

  • התקווה

    • Who Uses This

      • Israel: Diaspora Jews who feel connected to Israel and have spent time there

      Regions

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

      Dictionaries

      • The New Joys of Yiddish, by Leo Rosten and Lawrence Bush (New York, 2003[1968]).
      • The JPS Dictionary of Jewish Words, by Joyce Eisenberg and Ellen Scolnic, (Philadelphia, 2001).
      • The Joys of Hebrew, by Lewis Glinert (New York, 1992).

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