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Meaning of "aliyah" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD ALIYAH

From Hebrew, literally: act of going up, ascent.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF ALIYAH

aliyah  [aliˈja] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ALIYAH

noun
adjective
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pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Aliyah is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES ALIYAH MEAN IN ENGLISH?

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Aliyah

Aliyah is the immigration of Jews from the diaspora to the land of Israel. Also defined as "the act of going up" or as in progressing towards Jerusalem. It is one of the most basic tenets of Zionist ideology. The opposite action, emigration from Israel, is referred to as yerida. The concept of Aliyah to the Holy Land was first developed in Jewish history during the Babylonian exile. During the Jewish diaspora, Aliyah was developed as a national aspiration for the Jewish people, although it was not usually fulfilled until the development of the Zionist movement in the late nineteenth century. Large-scale immigration to the Palestine began in 1882. Since the establishment of the State of Israel in 1948, more than 3 million Jews from over 90 countries have 'made Aliyah' and arrived in Israel.

Definition of aliyah in the English dictionary

The definition of aliyah in the dictionary is , -yoth. immigration to the Holy Land. Other definition of aliyah is . the honour of being called to read from the Torah.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH ALIYAH


aliya
aliˈja

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ALIYAH

aliped
aliphatic
aliquant
aliquot
alisma
alismaceous
alison
alit
aliteracy
aliterate
aliunde
alive
alive and kicking
aliveness
aliya
aliyos
aliyoth
alizari
alizarin
alizarine

WORDS THAT END LIKE ALIYAH

Ahmadiyah
Ahmadiyyah
ayah
dahabeeyah
dahabiyah
El Iskandariyah
gunyah
kufiyah
moryah
Nasiriyah
rayah
yah

Synonyms and antonyms of aliyah in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «aliyah» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ALIYAH

Find out the translation of aliyah to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
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Translator English - Chinese

阿利亚
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

aliá
570 millions of speakers

English

aliyah
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

Aliyah
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

عاليه
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

алия
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

aliá
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

আলীয়া
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

aliyah
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Aliyah
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Aliyah
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

aliyah
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

알리야
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Aliyah
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

Aliyah
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

அலியாவுக்கான
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

अलियाह
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

aliya
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

aliyah
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

alija
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

алія
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Aliyah
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

aliyah
15 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Afrikaans

Aliyah
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

aliyah
10 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Norwegian

aliyah
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of aliyah

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ALIYAH»

The term «aliyah» is quite widely used and occupies the 41.258 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ALIYAH» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about aliyah

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ALIYAH»

Discover the use of aliyah in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to aliyah and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Between Home and Homeland: Youth Aliyah from Nazi Germany
Brian Amkraut follows the organization from its establishment, its alliances and antagonisms with other Jewish organizations, its problems on every side, perhaps the greatest being sheer human optimism ("surely things will get better").
Brian Amkraut, 2006
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Soviet Jewish Aliyah, 1989-92: Impact and Implications for ...
Presenting his new government before the Knesset on 11 June 1990, Prime Minister Yitzhak Shamir declared the successful absorption of the Soviet aliyah to be his main priority. The establishment of a viable economic system able to create ...
Clive A. Jones, 2013
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A Financial Guide to Aliyah and Life in Israel
?Understand the financial aspects of a successful Aliyah ?Learn the ins and outs of the Israeli financial system ?Plan for retirement in Israel ?Make wise real estate decisions ?Save tremendous amounts of time and money ?Have the Israeli ...
Baruch Labinsky, 2012
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Moving Up: An Aliyah Journal
Compulsory reading for anyone considering Aliyah or already living in Israel, but all will enjoy this book - over and over again.
Laura Ben-David, 2006
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Sulam Aliyah: Ladder of Ascent
In Sulam Aliyah, Rabbi Yehuda Albotini, who served as a Rabbi in Jerusalem during the years of 1500-1520, explains these principles of combinations, or Tserufim, with both pious humility and mathematical precision.
Yehuda Albotini, 2007
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A Knight's Vow
Even with Marcus' help it might not be possible. Will these two lovers find a way to be together for all time? Can Kit trust that once made, it will never be broken? Perhaps. It is after all, A KNIGHT'S VOW.
Aliyah Burke, 2004
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Immigrants in Turmoil: Mass Immigration to Israel and Its ...
In the end, the Aliyah portfolio went to Yitzhak Raphael (Werfel) of Ha-Poel ha- Mizrachi. In compensation, Mapam was given a section of the Aliyah Department devoted to Jews in Arab lands, the "Division for the Affairs of Jews in the Middle ...
Devorah Hakohen, 2003
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Aliyah
Incredibly, most in the West are unaware. This is the hour for the Church to understand God's purposes in His Aliyah, and Dick Gottier helps us to do that ever so clearly."
Richard F. Gottier, 2002
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Riding the Wave: The Jewish Agency's Role in the Mass Aliyah ...
The Jewish Agency's Role in the Mass Aliyah of Soviet and Ethiopian Jewry to Israel, 1987-1995 Andrea S. Arbel. which described the hardships of unemployment (and underemployment) and the high cost of living. Others reported on ...
Andrea S. Arbel, 2001
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An Encyclopedia of American Synagogue Ritual
ALIYAH. A Torah honor, literally "going up" to the Torah. The term refers to the act of ascending the bimah (the raised platform on which the Torah is read, either in the front of the synagogue or in its center) in order to say the appropriate ...
Kerry M. Olitzky, Marc Lee Raphael, 2000

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ALIYAH»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term aliyah is used in the context of the following news items.
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Watch: One Immigrant - One Inspiring Story
Yehuda Gerlitz says he and his family made aliyah from Canada feeling that Israel is "the best place for us to be". By Yoni Kempinski. «Arutz Sheva, Jul 15»
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Smithsburg Middle School honor roll
... Austin D. Martin, Abigail W. McDougal, Logan P. McIntyre, Ryleigh G. McKinnon, Chase S. Miller, Aliyah R. Newberry, Asher R. Newberry, ... «Herald-Mail Media, Jul 15»
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Local sports results for July 3, 2015
2, Aliyah Goldsmith, CEN, 5:46.55. 3, Julianna Hesseltine, LINC, 5:58.29. 80 Meter Hurdles 11-12: 1, Marah Sharp, BAN, 18.00. 2, Georgina ... «Bangor Daily News, Jul 15»
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Securing the Mount of Olives and Understanding 'Balak'
Herman joined The Yishai Fleisher Show at the beginning of 2012 and currently resides in Jerusalem after making Aliyah in July 2013. «The Jewish Press, Jul 15»
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Establishing Jewish Identity in the Ukraine
Consequently it will prevent situations in which there is no ability to prove a Jewish origin once aliyah to Israel was made and the documents ... «Jewish Business News, Jul 15»
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Aliya-versary!
Today is my one year aliyaversary, the anniversary of when I made Aliyah! This also marks the end of the most significant and impactful year of ... «The Jewish Press, Jul 15»
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Bnei Menashe visit Menashe's tomb
Now, they have fulfilled their dream of generations to make aliyah. The Shavei Israel organization initiated this opportunity to visit their ... «Ynetnews, Jul 15»
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Six things we learned on the internet about the CONCACAF Gold Cup
A year earlier, Aliyah's “More Than a Woman” took the lead, with song lyrics like “Midnight grindin', my heart-rate's climbin'” providing perfect ... «Fusion, Jul 15»
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Summer of French aliyah begins
Some 400 French Jews arrive at Ben-Gurion Airport this week; more than 3,000 expected to arrive throughout the summer. Additionally, 80 ... «Ynetnews, Jul 15»
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Pro-Clinton super PAC: We raised $15.6 million this quarter
By Aliyah Frumin. The super political action committee backing Hillary Clinton for president is expected to report raking in $15.6 million in the ... «MSNBC, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Aliyah [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/aliyah>. Aug 2019 ».
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