brit bat


brit bat (BREET BAHT)


  • n. The celebration to welcome the birth of a daughter.

Example Sentences

  • "One of the wonderful things about planning a brit bat (or simchat bat) is that in many ways the family can choose from a wide range of options — or even craft their own ceremony." (source)

Languages of Origin

  • Textual Hebrew


  • ברית בת‎ 'covenant of the daughter'

    • Who Uses This

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


      • North America


      • The JPS Dictionary of Jewish Words, by Joyce Eisenberg and Ellen Scolnic, (Philadelphia, 2001).

      Alternative Spellings

      bris bas, bris bat, simchat bat, simkhat bat, simchas bat, simkhas bat


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