Shabuoth
noun Etymology: Hebrew shābhū‘ōth, literally, weeks Date: 1868 a Jewish holiday observed on the sixth and seventh of Sivan in commemoration of the revelation of the Ten Commandments at Mt. Sinai — called also Pentecost

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Shabuoth — [shä vo͞o′ōt, shə vo͞o′ōs] n. var. of SHAVUOT …   English World dictionary

  • Shabuoth — Seph. Heb. /shah vooh awt /; Ashk. Heb. /sheuh vooh ohs, euhs/, n. Judaism. Shavuoth. Also, Shabuot. * * * …   Universalium

  • Shabuoth — Sha|bu|oth →↑Pentecost …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • shabuoth — sha·bu·oth …   English syllables

  • Shabuoth — Sha•bu•oth or Sha•bu•ot [[t]ʃəˈvu oʊs, ʃɑ vuˈɔt[/t]] n. jud Shavuoth …   From formal English to slang

  • Shabuoth — /ʃaˈvuɒθ/ (say shah voohoth), /ʃəˈvuəs/ (say shuh voohuhs) noun → Shavuot …   Australian English dictionary

  • Shabuoth — noun (Judaism) Jewish holy day celebrated on the sixth of Sivan to celebrate Moses receiving the Ten Commandments • Syn: ↑Shavous, ↑Shavuoth, ↑Shavuot, ↑Pentecost, ↑Feast of Weeks • Derivationally related forms: ↑pentecostal …   Useful english dictionary

  • Feast of Weeks — noun (Judaism) Jewish holy day celebrated on the sixth of Sivan to celebrate Moses receiving the Ten Commandments • Syn: ↑Shavous, ↑Shabuoth, ↑Shavuoth, ↑Shavuot, ↑Pentecost • Derivationally related forms: ↑pentecostal …   Useful english dictionary

  • Jewish calendar — the lunisolar calendar used by Jews, as for determining religious holidays, that is reckoned from 3761 B.C. and was established by Hillel II in the 4th century A.D., the calendar year consisting of 353 days (defective year), 354 days (regular… …   Universalium

  • Shavuot — noun (Judaism) Jewish holy day celebrated on the sixth of Sivan to celebrate Moses receiving the Ten Commandments • Syn: ↑Shavous, ↑Shabuoth, ↑Shavuoth, ↑Pentecost, ↑Feast of Weeks • Derivationally related forms: ↑pentecostal …   Useful english dictionary

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