n. Anniversary of someone's death; the study session done in honor of that person.
"[I]n public, they will remember their murdered family members on special occasions such as Yom Kippur, meldados and Yom Hashoa."
Languages of Origin
Who Uses This
- Sephardim: Jews with Sephardi or Mizrahi heritage
- North America
- Dictionary of Jewish Usage: A Popular Guide to the Use of Jewish Terms, by Sol Steinmetz (Lanham, MD, 2005).
A Judeo-Greek influence in Judeo-Spanish/Ladino.
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