hanukiah


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hanukiah

(ˈhɑːnukɪə; ˈhɑːnəkiːə; Hebrew xanuˈkiːa) or

chanukiah

n
(Judaism) a candelabrum having nine branches that is lit during the festival of Hanukkah
[from Hebrew]
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The festival, therefore, starts at sundown with the lighting of a nine-branched menorah, sometimes called a Hanukiah. One lights one candle the first night with additional candles on each subsequent night of the holiday.
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The special menorah for Hanukkah, called a hanukiah, is slightly different from the menorah used regularly in temples during the majority of the year.