What is another word for shavuot?

Pronunciation: [ʃˈavjuːˌɒt] (IPA)

Shavuot is a Jewish holiday that marks the giving of the Torah at Mount Sinai. Synonyms for Shavuot include "Feast of Weeks" and "Pentecost." The name "Feast of Weeks" refers to the counting of seven weeks (49 days) from the second day of Passover to the day of Shavuot. The name "Pentecost" comes from the Greek word pentekostos, meaning "fiftieth," as it is celebrated fifty days after the second day of Passover. Other synonyms for Shavuot include "Harvest Festival," as it celebrates the wheat harvest, and "Day of the First Fruits," as it marks the first fruits of the harvest being brought to the Temple.

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What are the hypernyms for Shavuot?

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

    jewish holidays, religious holidays, springtime holidays.

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