Definitions for halachahɑˈlɔ xə, hɑ lɑˈxɑ; -lɑˈxɔt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ha•la•chahɑˈlɔ xə, hɑ lɑˈxɑ; -lɑˈxɔt(n.)(pl.)-la•chas, -la•choth, -la•chot

  1. Category: Judaism

    Ref: halakhah

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Halakah, Halaka, Halacha(noun)

    Talmudic literature that deals with law and with the interpretation of the laws on the Hebrew Scriptures

Wiktionary

  1. Halacha(Noun)

    A law or tradition established by the Halacha.

  2. Halacha(ProperNoun)

    Jewish Talmudic law, taken as a whole.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Halacha(noun)

    the general term for the Hebrew oral or traditional law; one of two branches of exposition in the Midrash. See Midrash

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Halacha

    the Jewish law as developed into validity by the decisions of the Scribes, on the basis of inferential reasoning or established custom; it was of higher authority than the law as written, though not held valid till sanctioned by a majority of the doctors.

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