tikkun

noun tik·kun \ˈtiku̇n\

Definition of tikkun

plural

-s

  1. :  a recital of prayers and excerpts from the Pentateuch, the Prophets, and rabbinic literature by observant Jews during the night on Shavuot and Hoshana Rabbah

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Origin and Etymology of tikkun

New Hebrew tiqqūn, from Middle Hebrew, collection of excerpts from the Bible and Mishnah, from Late Hebrew, arrangement, order


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