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ABBREVIATIONS OR ACRONYMS

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The Oxford Dictionary of the Jewish Religion (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2011
Subject:
Religion
Length:
653 words

(Heb. ra’shei tevot [beginnings of words]). Contractions of single words or groups of words have been used in Hebrew since

Be-ʿezrat Ha-Shem

Be-ʿezrat Ha-Shem  

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Religion
(; “With the help of the Name [of God]”), expression of pious hope used since the Middle Ages; often written in initials (see Abbreviations or Acronyms) at the head of ...
Notariqon

Notariqon  

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(; Gr. notarikon Lat. notaricum, from “shorthand writer”), representation of a word or phrase by a single letter, usually the initial; also a method of interpreting a word by considering ...

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