siddur

Pronunciations

Definitions

  • n. Jewish prayer book.

Example Sentences

  • "Each morning I read the prayers from the siddur."

Languages of Origin

  • Textual Hebrew

Etymology

  • סידור

    • Who Uses This

      • Jews: Jews of diverse religious backgrounds and organizational involvements

      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]).
      • Yiddish and English: A Century of Yiddish in America, by Sol Steinmetz (Tuscaloosa, 1986).
      • The JPS Dictionary of Jewish Words, by Joyce Eisenberg and Ellen Scolnic, (Philadelphia, 2001).
      • The Joys of Hebrew, by Lewis Glinert (New York, 1992).

      Alternative Spellings

      siddir, sidur, sidir, sidder, sider

Notes

  • Plural siddurim.

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