daled bavos

Alternative Spellings

arba bavot, arba bavos, dalet bavot, dalet bavos, daled bavot

Definitions

  • a traditional song composed by Rabbi Shneur Zalman of Liadi (the founder of Chabad) played at Chabad weddings and holidays

Example Sentences

  • "At Bracha's wedding, they had a violinist play the Daled Bavos--it was so inspiring."

Languages of Origin

Textual Hebrew

Etymology

ניגון ד׳ בבות nigun daled bavos 'melody of four stanzas' (literally 'melody of four gates')

Who Uses This

Chabad

Regions

North America, Great Britain, South Africa, Australia / New Zealand

Dictionaries

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