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 /

noun Hebrew.

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

Origin of Ner Tamid

nēr tāmīdh eternal light Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019