noun, plural Parashoth, Parashot /Sephardic Hebrew pɑrɑˈʃɔt/ [Sephardic Hebrew pah-rah-shawt] Show IPA , Parashioth, Parashiot /Sephardic Hebrew pɑrɑʃiˈɔt/ [Sephardic Hebrew pah-rah-shee-awt] Show IPA . English, Ashkenazic Hebrew, Parashahs /ˈpɑrəˌʃɑz, ˈpɑrʃəz; Ashkenazic Hebrew ˈpɑrʃəz/ [pahr-uh-shahz, pahr-shuhz; Ashkenazic Hebrew pahr-shuhz] Show IPA . Judaism.
a portion of the Torah chanted or read each week in the synagogue on the sabbath
a selection from such a portion, chanted or read in the synagogue on Mondays, Thursdays, and holy days.
< Hebrew pārāshāh literally, section, division