perek

Pronunciations

perek (PEH-reck)

Definitions

  • n. A chapter of a Jewish text (usually a book of the Tanach).

Example Sentences

Languages of Origin

  • Textual Hebrew

Etymology

  • פרק / פֶּרֶק 'chapter (of a book), section'

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

      Dictionaries

      • None

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