mishpachah

noun mish·pa·chah \mə̇shˈpäḵə, -pȯḵə\
variants: or

mishpocha

\-pȯḵə\

Definition of mishpachah

plural

-s

  1. :  a Jewish family or social unit including close and distant relatives invited the whole mishpachah

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Origin and Etymology of mishpachah

mishpachah from Hebrew mishpāḥāh family, clan; mishpocha from Yiddish mishpokhe, from Hebrew mishpāḥāh


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