berakah

noun
be·​ra·​kah | \ bə-ˈrä-(ˌ)ḵä, -ˌrä-ˈḵä \
variants: or berachah \ bə-​ˈrä-​(ˌ)ḵä , -​ˌrä-​ˈḵä \
plural berakoth\ bə-​ˈrä-​(ˌ)ḵōth , -​(ˌ)kōt , -​(ˌ)kōs , -​ˌrä-​ˈḵōth , -​ˈkōt , -​ˈkōs \ or berachoth\ bə-​ˈrä-​(ˌ)ḵōth , -​(ˌ)kōt , -​(ˌ)kōs , -​ˌrä-​ˈḵōth , -​ˈkōt , -​ˈkōs \ or berakot\ bə-​ˈrä-​(ˌ)kōt , -​(ˌ)kōs , -​ˌrä-​ˈkōt , -​ˈkōs \ or berachot\ bə-​ˈrä-​(ˌ)kōt , -​(ˌ)kōs , -​ˌrä-​ˈkōt , -​ˈkōs \

Definition of berakah

Jewish religion
: benediction, blessing the kiddush is a well-known berakah

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History and Etymology for berakah

Hebrew bĕrākhāh blessing

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“Berakah.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/berakah. Accessed 25 Jul. 2021.

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