zatsal

Alternative Spellings

zatzal

Definitions

  • of righteous memory

Example Sentences

  • "Reb Chayim zatsal, in his later years, gave shiurim every Wednesday and Thursday."

Languages of Origin

Textual Hebrew

Etymology

זצ"ל (acronym of zecher tzadik l'brakha 'the memory of the righteous is a blessing')

Who Uses This

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

Regions

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

Dictionaries

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