bas mitzvah

bas mitzvah
Usage: often capitalized B&M variant of bat mitzvah

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • bas mitzvah — or bas mizvah [bäs mits′və] n. BAT MITZVAH …   English World dictionary

  • bas mitzvah — noun (Judaism) an initiation ceremony marking the 12th birthday of a Jewish girl and signifying the beginning of religious responsibility • Syn: ↑bat mitzvah, ↑bath mitzvah • Derivationally related forms: ↑bat mitzvah (for: ↑bat mitzvah) …   Useful english dictionary

  • bas mitzvah — bas mitz•vah [[t]bɑs ˈmɪts və[/t]] n. jud (often caps.) bat mitzvah …   From formal English to slang

  • bas mitzvah — /bas ˈmɪtsvə/ (say bahs mitsvuh) noun → bat mitzvah …   Australian English dictionary

  • bas mitzvah — Ashk. Heb., Eng. /bahs mits veuh/, (often caps.) Judaism. See bat mitzvah. * * * …   Universalium

  • bas mitz|vah — «bahs MIHTS vuh», 1. a ceremony held in a Reform or Conservative synagogue when a Jewish girl becomes thirteen years old, corresponding to the bar mitzvah for boys. 2. the girl herself. Also, bath mitzvah, bat mitzvah. ╂[< Hebrew bath mi… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Mitzvah Tantz — La Mitzvah Tantz ( Mitzvah de l Hébreu commandement et Tantz , du Yiddish danse ) est une coutume hassidique qui clôt le festin de mariage. Une coutume ancienne Bien que cette danse traditionnelle soit appelée une Mitzvah ou commandement, elle… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • bas mitz·vah — /bɑsˈmıtsvə/ noun, pl ⋯ vahs [count] : ↑bat mitzvah …   Useful english dictionary

  • bat mitzvah — I. noun also bas mitzvah Usage: often capitalized B&M Etymology: Hebrew bath mişwāh, literally, daughter of the (divine) law Date: 1938 1. a Jewish girl who at 12 or more years of age assumes religious responsibilities 2. the initiatory ceremony… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Bar Mitzvah — Bar Mitzwa in Jerusalem, 1978. Bar Mitzwa in Jerusalem, 2008. Datei:Jerusalem Western Wall BW 6.JPG Infotafel zur Bar Mitz …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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