Amidah

noun Ami·dah \əˈmē(ˌ)dȯ, äˈ-, -(ˌ)dä; ˌämēˈdȯ\

Definition of Amidah

plural

Amidoth

or

Amidot

\-ˌdōs, -ˌdōt; -ˈdōt\ or

Amidahs

  1. :  a benediction recited while standing during the main section of the daily Jewish liturgy and at the additional service on Sabbaths and holy days

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Origin and Etymology of amidah

Hebrew ʽămīdhāh standing


First Known Use: 1815


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