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Ner Tamid

[ Sephardic Hebrew ner tah-meed; Ashkenazic Hebrew nair taw-mid; English nair -tah-mid ]
/ Sephardic Hebrew ˈnɛr tɑˈmid; Ashkenazic Hebrew ˈnɛər tɔˈmɪd; English ˈnɛər ˈtɑ mɪd /
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noun Hebrew.

a lamp that is set above and in front of the Holy Ark in a synagogue and is kept burning constantly.

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Origin of Ner Tamid

nēr tāmīdh eternal light
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