Writings

plural noun

Writ·​ings ˈrī-tiŋz How to pronounce Writings (audio)
: the third part of the Jewish scriptures see Bible Table

Word History

Etymology

translation of Late Hebrew kĕthūbhīm

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of Writings was in the 14th century

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“Writings.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Writings. Accessed 4 Feb. 2023.

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Writings

noun
Writ·​ings ˈrīt-iŋz How to pronounce Writings (audio)
: the third part of the Jewish scriptures see bible
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