Definitions for halachahɑˈlɔ xə, hɑ lɑˈxɑ; -lɑˈxɔt

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Halakah, Halaka, Halacha(noun)

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

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Halacha(Noun)

    A law or tradition established by the Halacha.

  2. Halacha(ProperNoun)

    Jewish Talmudic law, taken as a whole.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Halacha(noun)

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

  2. Origin: [Heb. halchh.]

The Nuttall EncyclopediaRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  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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