What is another word for Shabbat?

32 synonyms found


[ ʃˈabat], [ ʃˈabat], [ ʃ_ˈa_b_a_t]

Shabbat is a Hebrew word that refers to the Jewish day of rest, which occurs every week from sunset on Friday until sunset on Saturday. Synonyms for Shabbat include Sabbath, Shabbos, and rest day. The Sabbath is traditionally observed by Jews as a day of prayer, Torah study, and rest from work. Shabbos is a Yiddish term often used colloquially among Orthodox Jews. The term rest day emphasizes the importance of taking time away from work and daily activities. Regardless of the synonym used, the concept of Shabbat is deeply rooted in Jewish traditions and provides an opportunity for reflection and spiritual rejuvenation.

What are the hypernyms for Shabbat?

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

    holy day, sabbath, Friday night ritual, Jewish observance, Weekly day of rest.

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