matbea

Alternative Spellings

matbe'a

Definitions

  • blueprint, structure, form

Example Sentences

  • "Our davening follows a traditional matbe'a with great singing and a full Torah reading." (Pico Egal website)

Languages of Origin

Textual Hebrew

Etymology

מטבע

Who Uses This

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

Regions

North America

Dictionaries

None

Notes

Used in Rabbinic Hebrew with regard to prayers and blessings; in Modern Hebrew and Yiddish 'coin'

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