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Learn Hebrew words for Purim

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Hebrew - פורים

 

English Transliteration Hebrew
Adar - Hebrew Month Adar אדר
Dancing Rikudim ריקודים
Fancy dress costume Tachposet תחפושת
Fast of Esther Taanit Esther תענית אסתר
Giving of gifts to family and friends Mishloach Manot משלוח מנות
Gifts for the poor Matanot L'Evyonim מתנות לאביונים
Groggers (noise makers) Ra'asha'nim רעשנים
Haman the wicked Haman HaRasha המן הרשה
Holiday Chag חג
Lots (to draw lots) Purim פורים
Mask Ma'se'cha מסיכה
Miracle/s Ness/Nissim נס/ניסים
Mordechai (Esther's uncle) Mordechai מורדכי
Party Mesiba מסיבה
Purim cakes Oznei Haman (Yiddish - Homentaschen) עוזני המן
Queen Esther Malkat Esther מלכת אסתר
Scroll/Book of Esther Megilat Esther מגילת אסתר
Shushan (town) Shushan שושן
Songs Zmirot זמירות
 

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