Ashkenazi

Ashkenazi
noun (plural Ashkenazim) Etymology: Late Hebrew Ashkĕnāzī, from Ashkĕnāz, medieval rabbinical name for Germany Date: 1839 a member of one of the two great divisions of Jews comprising the eastern European Yiddish-speaking Jews — compare SephardiAshkenazic adjective

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  • Ashkenazi — [äsh΄kə näz′ē; ash΄kə naz′ē] n. pl. Ashkenazim [äsh΄kənäz′im, ash΄kənaz′im] 〚Heb, a German Jew; earlier, a German, after ashkenaz, name of an ancient kingdom (see Jer. 51:27), after ashkenaz, second son of Gomer (see Gen. 10:3); prob. akin to… …   Universalium

  • Ashkenazi — ► NOUN (pl. Ashkenazim) ▪ a Jew of central or eastern European descent. Compare with SEPHARDI(Cf. ↑Sephardic). ORIGIN from Ashkenaz, a grandson of Noah …   English terms dictionary

  • Ashkenazi — [äsh΄kə näz′ē; ash΄kə naz′ē] n. pl. Ashkenazim [äsh΄kənäz′im, ash΄kənaz′im] [Heb, a German Jew; earlier, a German, after ashkenaz, name of an ancient kingdom (see Jer. 51:27), after ashkenaz, second son of Gomer (see Gen. 10:3); prob. akin to… …   English World dictionary

  • Ashkenazi — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Ashkénaze désigne un Juif d Europe Centrale ou de l Est. En tant que patronyme Léon Ashkénasi (1922 1996), rabbin, kabbaliste et philosophe juif français… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Ashkenazi — Los ashkenazim (singular ashkenazi, transliterado muchas veces al castellano como asquenazí ) son la comunidad judía que se trasladó a Europa central y oriental en el curso de las sucesivas migraciones de la Diáspora. En su mayoría llegaron a los …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Ashkenazi — adj. Ashkenazi is used with these nouns: ↑Jew, ↑Judaism …   Collocations dictionary

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  • Ashkenazi — Aschkenasim (hebr. אַשְכְּנַזִים‎, deutsch Aschkenasen, weitere Schreibweisen: Askenasim, Ashkenazim, Ashkenasim) ist die Selbstbenennung der West und Ostjuden, die eine gemeinsame religiöse Tradition und Kultur verbindet. Während sich unter den… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Ashkenazi — 1. adjective Of or relating to Jews of German and Eastern Europe origin, and their traditions, customs, and rituals. 2. noun An Askhenazi Jew. See Also: Ashkenazic …   Wiktionary

  • Ashkenazi —  An East or Central European Jew; pl. Ashkenazim …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

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