arba kanfoth


ar·​ba kan·​foth
variants or arba kanfot
: a rectangular strip of cloth that has fringes fastened to its four corners and has an opening for the head and is worn under the ordinary clothes by orthodox male Jews compare tallith

Word History


Hebrew arbaʽ kanphōth four corners

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“Arba kanfoth.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

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