daven
also doven intransitive verb Etymology: Yiddish davnen Date: circa 1930 to recite the prescribed prayers in a Jewish liturgy

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  • daven — [dä′vən, dô′vən] vi. [Yiddish davnen, to pray] Judaism to recite the prayers of the liturgy, usually with a back and forth swaying motion …   English World dictionary

  • däven — • kvalmig, kvav, kvävande, tryckande, unken, däven, äcklande, äcklig • däven, fuktig, fuktande, unken …   Svensk synonymlexikon

  • daven — /dah veuhn/, v.i., v.t. Yiddish. to pray. Also, doven. * * * …   Universalium

  • daven — verb to recite the Jewish liturgy; to pray See Also: davening …   Wiktionary

  • daven — v. (in Judaism) pray, recite Jewish daily prayers …   English contemporary dictionary

  • daven — [ dα:v(ə)n] verb (davens, davening, davened) (in Judaism) recite the prescribed liturgical prayers. Origin from Yiddish …   English new terms dictionary

  • daven — da·ven …   English syllables

  • daven — da•ven or doven [[t]ˈdɑ vən[/t]] v. i. jud to recite the Jewish prayers • Etymology: < Yiddish davnen, dovnen …   From formal English to slang

  • dáven — vna o prid. (á) 1. časovno zelo odmaknjen (v preteklost): davni časi; v davnih dneh; ekspr. to se je zgodilo pred davnimi davnimi leti 2. ki že dolgo obstaja: davni običaji; davni sen se je uresničil / ta dva sta že davna znanca; prim. davno …   Slovar slovenskega knjižnega jezika

  • däven — adj (dävet, dävna) fuktig och unken …   Clue 9 Svensk Ordbok

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