Mezuza
Mezuza Me*zu"za, Mezuzah Me*zu"zah, Mezuzoth Mez"u*zoth, n. [Heb. m[e^]z[=u]z[=o]th, pl. of m[e^]z[=u]z[=a]h doorpost.] A piece of parchment bearing the Decalogue and attached to the doorpost; -- in use among orthodox Hebrews. The term is also used to refer to the small case containing this scroll, together with the biblical inscription inside. The text is usually taken from Deuteronomy 6:4-9 and 11:13-21. [1913 Webster +PJC]

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  • mezuza — [mə zoo′zə, məzo͞o′zə] n. pl. mezuzot [mə zoo′zōt] or mezuzas 〚Heb mezuza, lit., doorpost〛 Judaism a small piece of parchment inscribed with the Shema, from Deuteronomy (6:4 9 & 11:13 21), rolled and put into a case and attached to the doorpost… …   Universalium

  • mezuza — [mə zoo′zə, məzo͞o′zə] n. pl. mezuzot [mə zoo′zōt] or mezuzas [Heb mezuza, lit., doorpost] Judaism a small piece of parchment inscribed with the Shema, from Deuteronomy (6:4 9 & 11:13 21), rolled and put into a case and attached to the doorpost… …   English World dictionary

  • MEZUZA — vide MAZUZA …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • mezúza — ž jud. svitak s hebrejskim tekstom nekog biblijskog odlomka, u malom metalnom ili drvenom omotu, koji se stavlja na desni dovratak ulaznih vrata židovskih kuća ✧ {{001f}}hebr …   Veliki rječnik hrvatskoga jezika

  • mezuză — MEZÚZĂ s. f. mic sul de pergament purtând versete din Biblie, pus într o cutiuţă fixată pe stâlpul uşii, la evrei. (< fr. mezuzah) Trimis de raduborza, 15.09.2007. Sursa: MDN …   Dicționar Român

  • mezuza — mezúza ž DEFINICIJA jud. svitak sa citatom iz Biblije u metalnoj kutijici, koji se stavlja na desni dovratak ulaznih vrata židovskih kuća ETIMOLOGIJA hebr. mëzūzāh: dovratak …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • mezuza — noun see mezuzah …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Mezuza — Mezouzah Mezouzah d une Synagogue de Vienne. La mezouzah (hébreu : מזוזה, linteau de porte ; plur. mezouzot …   Wikipédia en Français

  • mezuza — me·zu·za …   English syllables

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