noun /ˈsɪdʊə/
A prayer book containing a set order of daily prayers.

because of the holy books that occupied their bookshelves instead of encyclopaedia and romances, the torn siddurim they took out to read from on Friday nights

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  • Siddur — (hebräisch סידור: „Ordnung“, Plural: Siddurim) ist die Bezeichnung für das jüdische Gebetbuch für den Alltag und den Sabbat. Dagegen ist Machsor ein Gebetbuch für Feiertage. Der Siddur enthält Schacharit, Mincha und Maariw, das heißt Morgen ,… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Siddur — (neuhebr., »Ordnung«, vollständiger Siddur ha tefilla, »Gebetordnung«; hier und da auch abgekürzt Tefilla, »Gebet«, genannt), das Gebetbuch der Israeliten für die Wochen und Sabbattage, das jedoch auch Gebetstücke für die Feste, die häusliche… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • siddur — [sid′ər] n. pl. siddurs or siddurim [si door′im] [Yiddish sider < MHeb sidur, shortening of Heb sefer sidur hatefila, lit., book of the order of prayer < root sdr: see SEDER] the Jewish prayer book that contains the daily and Sabbath… …   English World dictionary

  • Siddur — A siddur (Hebrew: סידור; plural siddurim ) is a Jewish prayer book, containing a set order of daily prayers. This article discusses how some of these prayers evolved, and how the siddur, as we know it today has developed. A separate article,… …   Wikipedia

  • siddur — Seph. /see doohrdd /; Ashk. /si deuhrdd, si doordd /; Eng. /sid euhr/, n., pl. siddurim Seph. /see dooh rddeem /; Ashk. /si doo rddim/, Eng. siddurs. Hebrew. a Jewish prayer book designed for use chiefly on days other than festivals and holy… …   Universalium

  • Siddur — (Heb. order )    The book of prayer used in synagogue and in Jewish homes for both weekday and Sabbath prayer. Rabbinic authority banned the writing of prayers until the ninth century; the first edited compilation is attributed to Rav Amram c.… …   Historical dictionary of sacred music

  • siddur — noun (plural siddurim) Etymology: Late Hebrew siddūr, literally, order, arrangement Date: circa 1864 a Jewish prayer book containing liturgies for daily, Sabbath, and holiday observances …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Siddur — Sid|dur der; , <aus gleichbed. hebr. siddûr, eigtl. »Regelung«> jüd. Gebetbuch …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • siddur — sid•dur [[t]ˈsɪd ər, sɪˈdʊər[/t]] hebr. [[t]siˈdur[/t]] n. pl. sid•du•rim [[t]sɪˈdʊər ɪm[/t]] hebr. [[t]si duˈrim[/t]] sid•durs jud a Jewish prayer book designed for use chiefly on days other than festivals and holy days Compare mahzor* •… …   From formal English to slang

  • siddur — Synonyms and related words: Sefer Torah, Torah, Torah scroll, Virginal, breviary, canon, church book, euchologion, euchology, farse, formulary, lectionary, litany, machzor, manual, missal, ordinal, pontifical, prayer book, ritual, rituale, rubric …   Moby Thesaurus

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