tzedakah

noun tze·da·kah \tsə̇ˈdȯ(ˌ)kȯ\
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tsedakah

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zedakah

\tsə̇ˈdȯ(ˌ)kȯ\

Definition of tzedakah

plural

tzedakoth

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tzedakot

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tsedakoth

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tsedakot

\tsə̇ˈdȯkəs, tsə̇ˌdäkōt(h)\
  1. :  right behavior as traditionally manifested among Jews by acts of charity; broadly :  charity

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Origin and Etymology of tzedakah

Hebrew ṣědāqāh, literally, righteousness


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