gelilah

noun

ge·​li·​lah
gəˈlēlə
plural -s
: the rolling up of the scroll of the law preparatory to wrapping it in its vestments after reading from it in the synagogue

Word History

Etymology

Hebrew gĕlīlāh, literally, rolling, wrapping

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“Gelilah.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gelilah. Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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