tefillat haderech

Alternative Spellings

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

Definitions

  • 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).

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