tachrichim

Pronunciations

tachrichim (takh-ree-KHIM) listen
tachrichim (takh-REE-khim) listen

Definitions

  • n. Burial shrouds.

Example Sentences

  • "My grandfather was buried with his tallis as part of the tachrichim."

Languages of Origin

  • Textual Hebrew

Etymology

  • תכריכים

    • Who Uses This

      • Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)

      Regions

      • North America
      • South Africa

      Dictionaries

      • Yiddish and English: A Century of Yiddish in America, by Sol Steinmetz (Tuscaloosa, 1986).
      • The JPS Dictionary of Jewish Words, by Joyce Eisenberg and Ellen Scolnic, (Philadelphia, 2001).

      Alternative Spellings

      takhrikhim, tahrichim

Notes

  • Always used in the plural

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