Brith

Brith

[Sephardic Hebrew breet; Ashkenazic Hebrew bris; English bris, brit]
noun Hebrew.
the Jewish rite of circumcising a male child eight days after his birth.
Also, Berith, Brit, Bris.
Compare Brith Milah.


Origin:
bərīth literally, covenant

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bris or brith (ˈbrɪs, ˈbrɪt)
 
n
Judaism ritual circumcision of male babies, usually at eight days old, regarded as the formal entry of the child to the Jewish community
 
[from Hebrew, literally: covenant]
 
brith or brith
 
n
 
[from Hebrew, literally: covenant]

brith (brit)
 
n
a variant of bris

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