Lyn vs Layn - What's the difference?

lyn | layn |


As a proper noun lyn

is a short form of female given names ending in -lyn, such as evelyn and carolyn; also used as a formal middle name.

As a verb layn is

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

lyn

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • (Scotland) A waterfall.
  • (Webster 1913) ----

    layn

    English

    Verb

    (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]