Definitions for yahrzeitˈyɑr tsaɪt, ˈyɔr-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Yahr•zeitˈyɑr tsaɪt, ˈyɔr-(n.)

  1. Judaism. the anniversary of the death of a parent or other close relative, observed by lighting a candle and reciting the

    Kaddish.

    Category: Judaism

Origin of Yahrzeit:

1850–55; < Yiddish yortsayt

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  1. yahrzeit(Noun)

    The anniversary of a person's death, often of a parent's.

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