erev

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

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

Nearby words

  1. erethic,
  2. erethism,
  3. eretria,
  4. eretz israel,
  5. eretz yisrael,
  6. erevan,
  7. erewhile,
  8. erewhon,
  9. erf,
  10. erfurt

Origin of erev

ʿerebh literally, eve, evening

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British Dictionary definitions for erev

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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