shlogn kapores, schloggen kaporos, shlugn kapures, shlogen kaparot, shlog kapores, schlog kappores
- to make oneself feel guilty.
- the custom of symbolically transferring one's sins to a chicken (or coins) before Yom Kippur, done by moving the chicken (or coins) in a circle around one's head.
- "I watched someone schlogging kapores in Me'ah Shearim."
Languages of Origin
Textual Hebrew, Yiddish
שלאָגן כּפּרות shlogn kapores 'to perform the pre-Yom Kippur atonement ceremony (as described above)' (verbal stem is שלאָג shlog...)
Who Uses This
Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)
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