kavvanah

noun kav·va·nah \¦kävə¦nä\
variants: or

kawwanah

\¦kävə¦nä\

Definition of kavvanah

plural

kavvanoth

or

kavvanot

or

kawwanoth

or

kawwanot

\-¦nōt(h), -ōs\

Jewish religion

  1. :  intention to carry out a divine command or precept :  devotion or fervor in prayer the women prayed with complete kavvanah

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Origin and Etymology of kavvanah

Hebrew kawanāh, from kawēn to devote, intend


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