Daven meaning

dävən
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To recite Jewish liturgical prayers.
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(judaism) To recite the prayers of the liturgy, traditionally with a back-and-forth swaying motion.
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(intransitive) To recite the Jewish liturgy; to pray.
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Origin of daven

  • Yiddish davnen of unknown origin

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Yiddish דאַוונען (davnen).

    From Wiktionary