Definition of siddur in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈsɪdʊə/

noun (plural siddurim /ˈsɪdʊrɪm/)

A Jewish prayer book containing prayers and other information relevant to the daily liturgy.
Example sentences
  • Certain books are an essential part of any Jewish home: a siddur (prayer book), a Chumash (Five Books of Moses) and books of philosophy.
  • These blessings can be found at the beginning of any siddur, Jewish prayer book, which are readily available in any Jewish bookstore.
  • Indeed the siddur, or Jewish prayer book, honors the advice of Jeremiah by including a prayer on the Sabbath or festival day for the government of the country in which the local community of Jews resides.


Hebrew siddūr, literally 'order'.

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