Definitions

  • n. 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: Jews affiliated with the Chabad Lubavitch movement

      Regions

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

      Dictionaries

      • None

      Alternative Spellings

      Daled Bavot, Dalet Bavos, Dalet Bavot, Arba Bavos, Arba Bavot, Daled Baves, Dalet Baves, Arba Baves

Notes

  • Also referred to as 'Nigun Daled Bavos'.

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