tefillat haderech

Pronunciations

tfilat haderech (tfee-LAT ha-DEH-rech)

Definitions

  • n. The prayer for a safe journey.

Example Sentences

  • "We should say tefillas haderech before we get on the highway."

Languages of Origin

  • Textual Hebrew

Etymology

  • תפילת הדרך

    • Who Uses This

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

      Regions

      • North America

      Dictionaries

      • The Joys of Hebrew, by Lewis Glinert (New York, 1992).

      Alternative Spellings

      t'fillat haderekh, tfillat haderech, tfilat haderech, tefilas haderech

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