[ air-oo v, er-; Sephardic Hebrew e-roov; Ashkenazic Hebrew ey-roo v ]
/ ˈɛər ʊv, ˈɛr-; Sephardic Hebrew ˈɛ ruv; Ashkenazic Hebrew ˈeɪ rʊv /
noun, plural er·u·vin [air-oo-vin, er-; Sephardic Hebrew e-roo-veen; Ashkenazic Hebrew ey-roo -vin] /ˈɛər ʊˌvɪn, ˈɛr-; Sephardic Hebrew ɛ ruˈvin; Ashkenazic Hebrew eɪˈrʊ vɪn/, er·uvs. Judaism.
any of three rabbinical enactments that ease certain Sabbath restrictions.
a line delineating an area in which Orthodox Jews may carry on certain activities normally forbidden on the Sabbath.
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Origin of eruv
From the Hebrew word ʿērūbh literally, mixture, mixing
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British Dictionary definitions for eruv
/ (ˈɛəruːv, ˈɛruːv) /
Judaism an area, circumscribed by a symbolic line, within which certain activities forbidden to Orthodox Jews on the Sabbath are permitted
Word Origin for eruv
C20: from Hebrew, literally: mixture, mixing
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