zizith

zizith

[Sephardic Hebrew tsee-tseet; Ashkenazic Hebrew tsi-tsis]
noun (used with a singular or plural verb) Judaism.
the fringes or tassels formerly worn at the corners of the outer garment and now worn at the four corners of the tallith and the arba kanfoth.
Also, tzitzith.


Origin:
1895–1900; < Hebrew ṣīṣīth

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zizith (ˈtsɪtsɪs, tsiːˈtsiːt)
 
n
(functioning as singular or plural) Judaism a variant spelling of tsitsith

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