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kapote

Alternative Spellings

kapota, capote, capota

Definitions

  • long black coat worn by Hasidic men

Example Sentences

  • קאַפּאָטע kapóte

Languages of Origin

Yiddish

Who Uses This

Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)

Regions

North America

Dictionaries

None

Notes

also known as bekishe (בעקעשע, long jacket), reckel (רעקל, coat)

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