Kippur

Alternative Spellings

Kippour, Kipour, Kipur

Definitions

  • Yom Kippur (Day of Atonement)

Example Sentences

  • "Prayers for Shabbat, Rosh-Hashanah and Kippur, translated by Isaac Pinto, 1766"
  • "A study of the core themes of Kippur as reflected in the classical texts of the Kippur service." (https://shearithisrael.org/silber-kippur)

Languages of Origin

Textual Hebrew

Etymology

כּיפּור kippur

Who Uses This

Sephardim: Jews with Sephardi or Mizrahi heritage

Regions

North America, Great Britain

Dictionaries

None

Notes

Ashkenazi Jews generally say "Yom Kippur"

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