Definitions for halakhahhɑˈlɔ xə, hɑ lɑˈxɑ; -lɑˈxɔt

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ha•la•khahhɑˈlɔ xə, hɑ lɑˈxɑ; -lɑˈxɔt(n.)(pl.)-la•khahs, -la•khoth, -la•khot

  1. the body of Jewish law, comprising the oral law as transcribed in the Talmud and subsequent legal codes and rabbinical decisions.

    Category: Judaism

  2. a law or tradition established by the halakhah.

    Category: Judaism

Origin of halakhah:

1855–60; < Heb hălākhāh lit., way

ha•la•khichəˈlɑ xɪk, -ˈlæk ɪk(adj.)


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