mitsvah

mitsvah

[Sephardic Hebrew meets-vah, mits-; English, Ashkenazic Hebrew mits-vuh]
noun, plural mitsvoth, mitsvot, mitsvos [Sephardic Hebrew meets-vawt, mits-; Ashkenazic Hebrew mits-vohs] . English, mitsvahs [mits-vuhz] . Hebrew.
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mitsvah

noun
1. (Judaism) a precept or commandment of the Jewish law [syn: mitzvah
2. (Judaism) a good deed performed out of religious duty [syn: mitzvah
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