Layn vs Layin - What's the difference?

layn | layin |

As a verb layn

is (judaism) to read from the torah scroll during a jewish prayer service.

As a noun layin is





(en verb)
  • (Judaism) To read from the Torah scroll during a Jewish prayer service.
  • * It is proper that he who makes the bracha should also be the one to layn .
  • * Ruthie learned to layn (read the Torah) and both participated fully in the services.
  • References

    * [ Torah Layning Corps] * [ Should the person who gets an aliyah to the Torah also layn (read from the Torah)?] * [ Jewish Tribune - Toronto Partnership Minyan continues to grow]




    (en noun)
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