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kadosh

Definitions

  • holy

Example Sentences

  • "Through avodah we can make our lives and the world more kadosh/holy." (Chai - URJ book, p. 173)

Languages of Origin

Textual Hebrew

Etymology

קדוש

Who Uses This

Religious: Jews who are engaged in religious observance and have some Jewish education

Regions

North America

Dictionaries

None

Notes

'Kadosh' itself is not often used in English, but noun forms (as in 'lashon kodesh' לשון קודש , 'Shabbos kodesh' שבת קודש, 'kedushah' קדושה) are very commonly used, especially by Orthodox and non-Orthodox religious Jews.

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