noun, plural min·yan·im [Sephardic Hebrew meen-yah-neem; Ashkenazic Hebrew min-yaw-nim], /Sephardic Hebrew min yɑˈnim; Ashkenazic Hebrew mɪnˈyɔ nɪm/, English min·yans.Hebrew.
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WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH minyanminion, minyan
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Then he left his home and fled from horse-rearing Argos and came to Minyan Orchomenus.Hesiod, The Homeric Hymns, and Homerica|Homer and Hesiod
There was scarcely a Minyan present at the evening services in the Shul.Simon Eichelkatz; The Patriarch|Ulrich Frank
Date uncertain, but in Boeotia evidence that it ended before rise of 'Minyan' ware.How to Observe in Archaeology|Various
She stood on the threshold of the house, and looked after her two men starting for a distant Minyan.
"The Minyan is there," and Mattes pointed his finger at the thatched roofs shining in the sunset.