noun, kad·dish often capitalized \ˈkä-dish\
plural kad·dish·es also kad·di·shim \kä-ˈdi-shim, -(ˌ)shēm\

Definition of KADDISH

:  a Jewish prayer recited in the daily ritual of the synagogue and by mourners at public services after the death of a close relative

Origin of KADDISH

Aramaic qaddīsh holy
First Known Use: 1613

Rhymes with KADDISH


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