bimah


bi·mah

noun \ˈbē-mə\

Definition of BIMAH

:  a raised platform in a synagogue from which the Torah is read

Variants of BIMAH

bi·mah also bi·ma \ˈbē-mə\

Origin of BIMAH

Yiddish & Late Hebrew; Yiddish bime, from Late Hebrew bīmāh, from Late Greek bēma raised platform — more at bema
First Known Use: 1941

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