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yahrzeit

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[ˈjɑːtsʌɪt], (Noun)

Definitions:
- (among Jewish people) the anniversary of the death of a parent or other close relative, marked by the burning of a memorial candle.


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Origin:
late 18th century (in the form yorsite): from Yiddish yortsayt from German Jahrzeit ‘anniversary, specifically of a person's death’




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