erev

erev

[er-ev; English er-uhv]
noun Hebrew.
the day before a Jewish holiday or the Jewish sabbath: Erev Yom Kippur.

Origin:
ʿerebh literally, eve, evening

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erev (ˈɛrɛv)
 
n
(in combination) Judaism the day before; the eve of: erev Shabbat (the Sabbath eve, i.e., Friday); erev Pesach (the day before Passover)
 
[from Hebrew]

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