tzaddik

tzaddik

[Sephardic Hebrew tsah-deek; Ashkenazic Hebrew, English tsah-dik]
noun, plural tzaddikim [Sephardic Hebrew tsah-dee-keem; Ashkenazic Hebrew, English tsah-dee-kim, -dik-im] . Hebrew.
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Main Entry:  tzaddik
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a Jewish or Hasidic spiritual leader; a Jewish righteous person; also called zaddick, tsaddik, tzaddiq
Etymology:  Hebrew saddIq 'just, righteous'
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