Definitions for kaddishˈkɑ dɪʃ; kɑˈdɪʃ ɪm
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
kad•dish*ˈkɑ dɪʃ; kɑˈdɪʃ ɪm(n.)(pl.)kad•di•shim
a liturgical prayer glorifying God that is recited during each of the daily services.
a form of this prayer recited by mourners.
* Judaism.(often cap.).
Origin of kaddish:
1605–15; < Aramaic qaddīsh holy (one)
A Jewish prayer recited during services, and when mourning the death of a close relative.
Origin: From קדיש, from קדיש