meldado

Definitions

  • anniversary of someone's death; the study session done in honor of that person

Example Sentences

  • "The Meldado / Anos / Yartzeit / Hillulah of Rabbi Alfass[i] is 10 Iyar." http://www.alfassa.com/rif.html. "in public, they will remember their murdered family members on special occasions such as Yom Kippur, meldados and Yom Hashoa." http://www.sbhseattle.org/90th-Anniversary.stm.

Languages of Origin

Ladino

Who Uses This

Jews: Jews of diverse religious backgrounds and organizational involvements
Sephardim: Jews with Sephardi or Mizrahi heritage
Sephardic Jews

Regions

North America

Dictionaries

Dictionary of Jewish Usage: A Popular Guide to the Use of Jewish Terms, by Sol Steinmetz (Lanham, MD, 2005).

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