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EtymologyEdit

From Old Iranian *dāta(law). Cognate to Persian داد(dâd) and, more remotely, Latin data, nominative plural of datum(that is given).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

דָּת ‎(datf ‎(plural indefinite דָּתוֹת, singular construct דַּת־)

  1. religion

Usage notesEdit

  • In Biblical Hebrew, the construct form was דָּת, as seen in, e.g., Esther 2:12 and Esther 9:13.

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