- prayer shawl
- "I forgot to bring my tallis to services yesterday."
Languages of Origin
Who Uses This
Jews: Jews of diverse religious backgrounds and organizational involvements
The New Joys of Yiddish, by Leo Rosten and Lawrence Bush (New York, 2003).
The JPS Dictionary of Jewish Words, by Joyce Eisenberg and Ellen Scolnic, (Philadelphia, 2001).
The Joys of Hebrew, by Lewis Glinert (New York, 1992).
Dictionary of Jewish Usage: A Popular Guide to the Use of Jewish Terms, by Sol Steinmetz (Lanham, MD, 2005).
Plural among Sephardi/Israeli Hebrew speakers is 'tallitót' (טליתות), while among Ashkenazi Hebrew/Yiddish speakers it is 'taléysim' (טליתים)
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