חג

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Hebrew[edit]

Etymology[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.