variants or kawwanah
plural kavvanoth or kavvanot or kawwanoth or kawwanot
Jewish religion
: intention to carry out a divine command or precept : devotion or fervor in prayer
the women prayed with complete kavvanah

Word History


Hebrew kawanāh, from kawēn to devote, intend

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“Kavvanah.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/kavvanah. Accessed 17 Jul. 2024.

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