tachrichim

Alternative Spellings

takhrikhim, tahrichim

Definitions

  • 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

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).

Notes

Always used in the plural

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