kaddish

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Etymology[edit]

From Hebrew קדיש(kadísh, kaddish), from Jewish Aramaic קדיש(qaddish, holy)

Noun[edit]

kaddish ‎(plural kaddishes or kaddishim)

  1. A Jewish prayer recited during services, and when mourning the death of a close relative.

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