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Borrowing from Hebrew תְּפִלָּה

NounEdit

tefilla (countable and uncountable, plural tefillot or tefilloth or tefillin)

  1. (countable) The Jewish phylactery, consisting of small boxes containing portions of the Torah worn most commonly during prayer by Jewish men and some Jewish women.
  2. (uncountable) The Jewish concept of prayer

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Hebrew תְּפִלָּה.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /tə.fiˈlaː/
  • Hyphenation: te‧fil‧la

NounEdit

tefilla f (plural tefillot)

  1. (Judaism) prayer
    Synonyms: tefille
  2. (Judaism) Jewish phylactery
    Synonyms: fille, tefille