sraddha

noun

srad·​dha
variants or shraddha
ˈs(h)rädə
or less commonly sradh
-d
plural -s
1
: a Hindu rite or ceremony performed in behalf of departed ancestors
2
Hinduism : religious faith

Word History

Etymology

Sanskrit śrāddha, from śraddhā belief

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“Sraddha.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sraddha. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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