daven

verb da·ven \ ˈdä-vən , ˈdȯ- \
variants: or less commonly

Definition of daven

intransitive verb
:to recite the prescribed prayers in a Jewish liturgy

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Origin and Etymology of daven

Yiddish davnen


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