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chatzi kaddish

Alternative Spellings

chatzi kadish, chatsi kadish, chatsi kaddish, khatzi kadish, khatzi kaddish, khatsi kadish, khatsi kaddish, hatzi kadish, hatzi kaddish, hatsi kadish, hatsi kaddish

Definitions

  • half kaddish: a prayer that praises God and occurs several times during services, marking the separation between different parts of the service.

Example Sentences

  • "Chatzi Kaddish is said many times during services."

Languages of Origin

Textual Hebrew, Aramaic

Etymology

חצי קדיש chatzi kadish

Who Uses This

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

Regions

North America, Great Britain, South Africa, Australia / New Zealand

Dictionaries

None

Notes

Can be pronounced with the stress on the first syllable of both words or with the stress on the second syllable of both words.

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