sidra

noun

sid·​ra
ˈsidrə
variants or sedra
ˈsed-
plural sidras
ˈsidrəz
or sidroth or sidrot
ˈsiˌdrōt(h)
or sedras
ˈsedrəz
or sedroth or sedrot
ˈseˌdrōt(h)
: a weekly portion of the Pentateuch read in the synagogue on the Sabbath

Word History

Etymology

Late Hebrew sidrāh, literally, order, arrangement, from Hebrew sēder order

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“Sidra.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sidra. Accessed 25 Jul. 2024.

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