HyperDic: jew

English > 1 sense of the word Jew:
NOUNperson Jew, Hebrew, Israelitea person belonging to the worldwide / worldwide group claiming descent from Jacob (or converted to it) and connected by cultural / cultural or religious ties
Jew > pronunciation
Soundsjhuw'
Rhymesjuju ... Kwangju: 3 rhymes with jhuw...
English > Jew: 1 sense > noun 1, person
MeaningA person belonging to the worldwide / worldwide group claiming descent from Jacob (or converted to it) and connected by cultural / cultural or religious ties.
SynonymsHebrew, Israelite
InstancesJesus, Jesus of Nazareth, the Nazarene, Jesus Christ, Christ, Savior, Saviour, Good Shepherd, Redeemer, DelivererA teacher and prophet born in Bethlehem and active in Nazareth
Lot(Old Testament) nephew of Abraham
Member ofJewryJews collectively
NarrowerAshkenaziA Jew of eastern European or German descent
Conservative JewJew who keeps some requirements of Mosaic law but adapts others to suit modern circumstances
EsseneA member of an ascetic Jewish sect around the time of Jesus
JewessA woman who is a Jew
LeviteA member of the Hebrew tribe / tribe of Levi (especially the branch that provided male assistants to the temple priests)
Orthodox JewJew who practices strict observance of Mosaic law
PhariseeA member of an ancient Jewish sect noted for strict obedience to Jewish traditions
Reform Jewliberal Jew who tries to adapt all aspects of Judaism to modern circumstances
SadduceeA member of an ancient Jewish sect around the time of Jesus
Sephardi, Sephardic JewA Jew who is of Spanish or Portuguese or North African descent
Wandering JewA legendary Jew condemned to roam the world for mocking Jesus at the Crucifixion
ZealotA member of an ancient Jewish sect in Judea in the first century who fought to the death against the Romans and who killed or persecuted Jews who collaborated with the Romans
ZionistA Jewish supporter of Zionism
kike, hymie, sheeny, yid(ethnic slur) offensive term for a Jew
Broaderperson, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soulA human being
Spanishhebrea, hebreo, judía, judío
Catalanhebrea, hebreu, jueu, jueva
AdjectivesAnglo-Jewishof English-speaking Jews and their culture
Jewish, Judaicof or relating to Jews or their culture or religion
Judaicof or relating to or characteristic of the Jews or their culture or religion

©2001-19 · HyperDic hyper-dictionary · Contact

English | Spanish | Catalan
Privacy | Robots

Valid XHTML 1.0 Strict