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Definition of the noun yarmulka

What does yarmulka mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: yarmulkas

  1. a skullcap worn by religious Jews (especially at prayer)
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • synonyms of yarmulka: yarmelke / yarmulke
    • more generic word: skullcap = rounded brimless cap fitting the crown of the head

Alternative definition of the noun yarmulka

noun

  1. a Jewish skullcap

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Yarmulka

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Google previewBelievers All (2014)

A Book of Six World Religions by David Simmonds

The yarmulka is a small embroidered skull cap which is worn as a sign of respect. The tallith is a rectangular prayer shawl which is white in colour with tassels and fringes at each end. There are also black or blue stripes across the ends.

Google previewOnline Encyclopedia (2011)

by DK Publishing

HOLY DAYS A yarmulka, or kippa, is a skullcap used to ...

Google previewOxford English Mini Dictionary (2013)

by Charlotte Buxton

yarmulke /yar-muul-kuh/ (or yarmulka) n. a skullcap worn by Jewish men. yarn n. 1 spun thread. 2 informal a story. yashmak n. a veil concealing all of the face except the eyes, worn by ...

Google previewCrossword Puzzle Dictionary (2015)

by Murali Mohan Hundigam

religious leader—rabbi Jewish salutation—shalom Jewish school or seminary —yeshiva Jewish skullcap—yarmulka, yarmulke Jewish teacher or leader—rabbi Jews as a group—Jewry Jezebel's husband—Ahab Jib—quip Jiffy—instant Jim ...

Google previewA Concise Dictionary of Foreign Expressions (1984)

by B. A. Phythian

yarmulka [Yiddish] Skull- cap worn by Jewish men. (YAH-ml- ka) Also yarmulke. yashmak [Arab.] Veil worn in public by Moslems in some countries to ...

Google previewThe Chambers Crossword Dictionary, 3rd edition (2012)

by Chambers,

calotte, calpack, control, eclipse,ferrule, grannie, montero, stopper, surpass 08capeline, chaperon, gorblimy, outshine, outstrip,restrain, restrict,schapska, trencher, yarmulka, yarmulke, zuchetta,zuchetto 09capelline, chaperone, cock'scomb, ...

Google previewHats and Headwear around the World: A Cultural Encyclopedia (2013)

A Cultural Encyclopedia by Beverly Chico

After the 18th century, yarmulke—sometimes also spelled yarmulka— became the popular term for the small skullcaps worn by observant Jewish men in Poland and later throughout Europe and the Americas. Despite the lack of a biblical ...

Google previewGodwin's Cabalistic Encyclopedia (1994)

A Complete Guide to Cabalistic Magick by David Godwin

HDD — Kippah — Skullcap, yarmulka iTIS ...

Google previewPocket Oxford English Dictionary (2013)

by Maurice Waite

yarmulke /yar-muul-kuh/ (also yarmulka) n. a skullcap worn in public by OrthodoxJewish men or during prayer by other Jewish men. – origin Yiddish. yarn n. 1 spun thread used for knitting, weaving, or sewing.

Google previewThe Oxford Dictionary of Difficult Words (2004)

by Archie Hobson

k9| ( also yarmulka) - n. a skullcap worn in public by Orthodox ]ewish men or during prayer by other Iewish men. yaw |yo | - v. [intrans.] (ofa moving ship or aircraft) twist ...

Google previewWebster's II New College Dictionary (2005)

by Webster's New World Dictionary, Editors Of Webster's II Dictionaries

and Ukranian yarmulka, poss. < Turk, yagmurluk, raincoat < yagmur, rain. J A skullcap worn by Jewish men and boys, esp. those adhering to ...

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Cap-1 (Yarmulka)

Copyright: Alan Miller 2008
Photo of an Evangelical group taken at the Muchraka (Carmel, Haifa, Israel) 10 may 2008

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Scrabble value of Y4A1R1M3U1L1K5A1

The value of this 8-letter word is 17 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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