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Hebrew to English Religion Translation Glossary

Hebrew term English translation
מַתָּ֣ן אָ֭דָם יַרְחִ֣יב לֹ֑ו וְלִפְנֵ֖י גְדֹלִ֣ים יַנְחֶֽנּוּ׃ A gift opens doors for the one who gives it and brings him into the presence of great people.
אנס"ו Amen, Netzax, Sela Ve'ad
עניותא יאי Poverty suits him
Entered by: Ruth Rubina
כמרי דאגדתה Like masters of Agadah [homiletic literature]
Entered by: Ruth Rubina
"אכתי עבדי אחשורוש אנן" We are still slaves to Achashverosh
ginnat egoz Garden of nuts
haromeset that crawls or that creeps
Entered by: Textpertise
raba great
small katan / ktana
מִצְוָה Mitzva - (commandment)
מקושר/מקורב affiliated with/close to
מילי מעליותא words of perfection/excellence
Entered by: Ruth Rubina
אקרו''ט אלופים, קצינים, רבנים וטובים
Entered by: Rami Heled
אל תצריכני לידי מתנת בשר ודם not be dependent on the gifts of others
אבן הטוען Stone in Jerusalem in Second Temple period which served as a lost property office
אגרות גדולים letters of the great Rabbis
Entered by: Textpertise
אין יוצאים במחצה There is no reward for half-measures
Entered by: Ruth Rubina
ע"ז בעה"ח In witness whereof
פלך שתיקה restrained silence
Entered by: Ruth Rubina
קידוש החודש KIDUSH HACHODESH Sanctification of the new month
שסבל ל"ע ממחלת הסרטן Heaven forbid/God forbid
שתי הלחם The Two Loaves
שונה ושונין לו, נשכר ונשכרין לו he teaches and others teach him; he is hired [for work] and others are hired by him
Entered by: Amir Gavriely
שילוב המדרש בהוראה integrating midrash into teaching
Entered by: Textpertise
תפילת אשכבה memorial prayer
תיקון Tikkun
לא יחסר המזג no mingled wine is wanting
Entered by: Ruth Rubina
לעית\"ש to serve Him, may His name be blessed
ללא חשש חדש free of Chodosh concerns/Yoshon/Yashan
ללא חשש חדש Yoshon / Yashan
לזכוּת merit
לזכור (To) Remember
ז"ל Z"L / the deceased
זמן חרותנו "Season of our freedom"
Entered by: Ruth Rubina
זלה"ה - זכרונו לחיי העולם הבא May his memory live in the world to come
חפץ חיים - הלכה ומוסר Hafez Hayim - Jewish Religious Laws and Morals
במתא טבריה דעל כיף ימא דטבריה יתבא וממימי הים הנזכר מסתפקא In the city of Tiberias, situated on the shore of the Sea of Tiberias, and whose water is supplied..
Entered by: Ruth Rubina
בלאמו"ר Son of my master, Rabbi and teacher
בדק breach/defect; sin; repair
Entered by: Ruth Rubina
גרעין תורני Religious Seed Community
Entered by: Doron Greenspan MITI
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