Birkot HaShachar

Pronunciations

Birkot Hashachar (beer-KOHT hah-SHAH-chahr) listen

Definitions

  • n. The first section of the morning prayers, which contains several individual blessings. (JPS)

Example Sentences

  • "One must recite birkot hashahar first thing in the morning."

Languages of Origin

  • Textual Hebrew

Etymology

  • ברכות השחר

    • Who Uses This

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

      Regions

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

      Dictionaries

      • The JPS Dictionary of Jewish Words, by Joyce Eisenberg and Ellen Scolnic, (Philadelphia, 2001).

      Alternative Spellings

      birkos hashachar, Bircot Hashahar

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