Tahanun

noun Ta·ha·nun \ˈtäḵˌnu̇n\
variants: or

Tachanun

\ˈtäḵˌnu̇n\

Definition of Tahanun

plural

Tahanunim

or

Tachanunim

\ˌtäḵ(ˌ)nu̇ˈnēm\
  1. :  a prayer for grace recited in the daily morning and afternoon synagogue service

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Origin and Etymology of tahanun

Late Hebrew taḥănūn, from Hebrew ḥannēn to beg for grace, from ḥēn grace


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