חג

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See also: חג׳

Hebrew[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Root
ח־ג־ג

From the root ח־ג־ג . Compare Arabic حَجّ (ḥajj).

Noun[edit]

חַג (chágm (plural indefinite חַגִּים, singular construct חַג־, plural construct חַגֵּי־) [pattern: קֶטֶל]

  1. A holiday (a day on which a festival or celebration is observed).
  2. (Judaism) Any of Passover, Pentecost, Tabernacles, and Shemini Atzeret.
Usage notes[edit]
  • The definite form is הֶחָג (hechág, the holiday).
Derived terms[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

הֶחָג (hechág)

  1. (definite, archaic, Judaism) Tabernacles.

Etymology 2[edit]

Root
ח־ו־ג

Verb[edit]

חָג (chág) (pa'al construction)

  1. to circle