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erev

[ er-ev; English er-uhv ]

noun

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


erev

/ ˈɛrɛv /

noun

  1. in combination Judaism the day before; the eve of

    erev Pesach (the day before Passover)

    erev Shabbat (the Sabbath eve, i.e., Friday)



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Word History and Origins

Origin of erev1

ʿerebh literally, eve, evening
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Word History and Origins

Origin of erev1

from Hebrew
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Example Sentences

It was Erev Yom Kippur [the night before Yom Kippur] and that was an amazing dinner.

Indeed, I never enjoyed myself so much as on this Erev Passover.

It was Erev Yomtov (the day before the holiday), and no washing was to be had.

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