Havdalah

Havdalah

[Sephardic Hebrew hahv-dah-lah; Ashkenazic Hebrew hahv-daw-luh]
noun Hebrew.
a religious ceremony, observed by Jews at the conclusion of the sabbath or a festival, that consists of blessings over wine, spices, and the light of a candle.
Also, Habdalah.


Origin:
habhdālāh literally, division, separation

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havdalah or Hebrew havdoloh (hɑvdɑˈlɑ, Yiddish hɑvˈdɔlə, hɑvdɑˈlɑ, Yiddish hɑvˈdɔlə)
 
n
Judaism the ceremony marking the end of the sabbath or of a festival, including the blessings over wine, candles, and spices
 
[literally: separation]
 
havdoloh or Hebrew havdoloh
 
n
 
[literally: separation]

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