Magen David
Mogen David Mogen David, n. [Hebrew, shield of David.] A hexagram[1a], when used as the symbol of Judaism; called also {Magen David} and {Star of David}. It is included on the flag of the state of Israel

Syn: Star of David, Magen David. [PJC]


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  • MAGEN DAVID — (Heb. מָגֵן דָּוִד; shield of David ), the hexagram or six pointed star formed by two equilateral triangles   which have the same center and are placed in opposite directions. From as early as the Bronze Age it was used – possibly as an ornament… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Magen David — Magen David, n. [Hebrew, shield of David.] A hexagram[1a], when used as the symbol of Judaism; called also {Mogen David} and {Star of David}. It is included on the flag of Israel Syn: Star of David, Mogen David. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Magen David — (izg. màgen dàvid) m DEFINICIJA štit (kralja) Davida, šesterokraka zvijezda, od 7. st. pr. Kr. jedan od simbola židovskog naroda (uz menoru), sastavni dio zastave države Izrael, usp. menora ETIMOLOGIJA hebr. māgēn: štit + dāwidh …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • Magen David — [mä gān′ dä vēd′, mô′gən dô′vid] n. [Heb] STAR OF DAVID …   English World dictionary

  • Magen David —   [hebräisch »Davidschild«], Davidstern …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Magen David — Der Davidstern (hebr. מגן דוד, Magen David – „Schild Davids“), benannt nach König David, ist ein Hexagramm Symbol mit religiöser Bedeutung. Der Davidstern gilt heute vor allem als das Symbol des Judentums und des Volkes Israel. Die Bezeichnung… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Magen David — Étoile de David Pour les articles homonymes, voir Étoile (homonymie) et David. L’étoile de David …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Magen David — Star of David Star of Dav id A symbol consisting of two overlapped equilateral triangles forming a star with six points, used as a symbol of Judaism. It is also called {Magen David}, {Mogen David}, and {Shield of David}, and is shaped identically …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Magen David — (Shield of David)    A Jewish symbol. It appears on the flag of the state of Israel, as it did on the flag of the Zionist Movement. It consists of two superimposed triangles that form a six pointed star. Although an ancient symbol, it became… …   Historical Dictionary of Israel

  • Magen David — noun a six pointed star formed from two equilateral triangles; an emblem symbolizing Judaism • Syn: ↑Star of David, ↑Shield of David, ↑Mogen David, ↑Solomon s seal • Hypernyms: ↑emblem, ↑allegory, ↑hexagram …   Useful english dictionary

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