erev

[ er-ev; English er-uh v ]
/ ˈɛr ɛv; English ˈɛr əv /

noun Hebrew.

the day before a Jewish holiday or the Jewish Sabbath: Erev Yom Kippur.

Origin of erev

ʿerebh literally, eve, evening
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erev

/ (ˈɛrɛv) /

noun

(in combination) Judaism the day before; the eve oferev Shabbat (the Sabbath eve, i.e., Friday); erev Pesach (the day before Passover)

Word Origin for erev

from Hebrew
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