Devarim

Alternative Spellings

Dvorim, Dvarim, Devorim

Definitions

  • "the Book of Deuteronomy", [lit. "words"] (JPS)

Example Sentences

  • "We start reading Dvarim this week."

Languages of Origin

Textual Hebrew

Etymology

דברים

Who Uses This

Religious: Jews who are engaged in religious observance and have some Jewish education

Regions

North America

Dictionaries

The JPS Dictionary of Jewish Words, by Joyce Eisenberg and Ellen Scolnic, (Philadelphia, 2001).
The Joys of Hebrew, by Lewis Glinert (New York, 1992).

Notes

5th book of the Torah

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