keriah

noun

ke·​ri·​ah
kəˈrēə
plural kerioth or keriot
-ēˌōt(h),
-ōs
: the traditional Jewish act or ceremony of rending one's garment at the funeral of a near relative as a symbol of mourning

Word History

Etymology

Hebrew qĕrīʽāh

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“Keriah.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/keriah. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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