What is another word for menorah?

Pronunciation: [mˈɛnɔːɹə] (IPA)

Menorah is a term widely used as a symbol for Jewish heritage and the Festival of Lights known as Hanukkah, but it is not the only term used for this particular candelabrum. Other synonyms are commonly used and understood within Jewish culture, such as "Hanukkiah," which refers specifically to the nine-branched menorah used during Hanukkah, or "chanukiah." "Chandelier" can sometimes be used to describe a menorah, due to the multiple branches and candelabras that make up the traditional nine-branched menorah. Other less common synonyms include "mizmor," "ner tamid," and "temple lamp." All of these terms refer to the iconic symbol that is synonymous with Jewish culture and tradition.

What are the hypernyms for Menorah?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Menorah?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.

Usage examples for Menorah

To the right of the Altar was the menorah, the seven-light candlestick, and to the left the table of showbread.
"Stories of the Prophets (Before the Exile)"
Isaac Landman

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