Definitions for hodhɒd
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a trough fixed crosswise on top of a pole held against the shoulder and used for carrying bricks, mortar, etc.
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a coal scuttle.
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Origin of hod:
1565–75; perh. later var. of ME hot basket for carrying earth
an open box attached to a long pole handle; bricks or mortar are carried on the shoulder
A three-sided box for carrying bricks or other construction materials, often mortar. It bears a long handle and is carried over the shoulder.
A receptacle for carrying coal.
a kind of wooden tray with a handle, borne on the shoulder, for carrying mortar, brick, etc
a utensil for holding coal; a coal scuttle
Hod in the Kabbalah of Judaism is the eighth sephira of the Kabbalistic tree of life. It is derived from hod הוד in the Hebrew language meaning "majesty" or "splendor" and denoting "praise" as well as "submission". Hod sits below Gevurah and across from Netzach in the tree of life; Yesod is to the south-east of Hod. It has four paths, which commonly lead to Gevurah, Tiphereth, Netzach, and Yesod. All the sephirot are likened to different parts of the body, and netzach and hod are likened to the two feet of a person: right foot and left foot. Feet are usually only the means for a person's activity. While the hands are the main instrument of action, the feet bring a person to the place where he wishes to execute that action. Hasidic Judaism's view of Hod is that it is connected with Jewish prayer. Prayer is seen as form of "submission"; Hod is explained as an analogy - that instead of "conquering" an obstacle in one's way, subduing oneself to that "obstacle" is related to the quality of Hod. In a mystical sense, in which the Tree of Life is supposed to be a roadmap to "consciousness", Hod is where form is given by language in its widest sense, being the key to the mystery of form., our unconscious desires come from Netzach, and are given form in the symbolic realm by Hod, manifesting unconsciously through Yesod to Malkuth.
Translations for hod
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
an animal with strong front teeth, noted for its skill in damming streams.
- castorPortuguese (BR)
- der BiberGerman
- سگ آبیFarsi
- سگ آبیPersian
- د اوبو سپىPashto
- 河狸，海狸Chinese (Trad.)
- اود بلاؤ ، سنجابUrdu
- con hải lyVietnamese
- 河狸，海狸Chinese (Simp.)
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