Definition of Mizrach in English:

Mizrach

(also Mizrah)

noun

Judaism
  • 1The east.

  • 2A plaque hung on the east wall of a room to indicate the direction of Jerusalem.

Origin

Late 19th century. From modern Hebrew mizrāḥ (in biblical Hebrew ‘sunrise, east’) from zāraḥ to rise.

Pronunciation

Mizrach

/ˈmɪzrɑːx/