tzitzit

tzitzith

[Sephardic Hebrew tsee-tseet; Ashkenazic Hebrew, English tsit-sis]
noun (used with a singular or plural verb) Judaism.
Also, tzitzit, tzitzis.
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tzitzit (ˈtsɪtsɪt, Hebrew tsitˈsiːt)
 
pl n
the fringes or tassels on the corners of the tallit
 
[from Hebrew, literally: tassel]

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Main Entry:  tzitzit
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  the fringe or tassels of a four-cornered Jewish garment or tallit; also called tzitzis, zizith, tzitziyot
Etymology:  Hebrew 'fringes, tassels'
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