Nidche

Alternative Spellings

Nidkhe, Nidkheh, Nidcheh, Nidhe, Nidheh

Definitions

  • Pushed off, set aside. Usually referring to a fast day, which cannot be on a Saturday, so the fast is "pushed off" until Saturday night / Sunday.

Example Sentences

  • Tisha B'av will occur on Shabbos, so the fast is nidcheh to Sunday.
  • Even though Tisha B'av this year is nidche, the fast still starts at 8 pm while it's still Shabbos.

Languages of Origin

Textual Hebrew

Etymology

Hebrew נדחה 'nidche.'

Who Uses This

Religious: Jews who are engaged in religious observance and have some Jewish education
Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)

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