Chasid



[khah-sid, hah-; Ashkenazic Hebrew khaw-sid; Sephardic Hebrew khah-seed] /ˈxɑ sɪd, ˈhɑ-; Ashkenazic Hebrew ˈxɔ sɪd; Sephardic Hebrew xɑˈsid/

noun, plural Chasidim
[khah-sid-im, hah-; Ashkenazic Hebrew khaw-see-dim; Sephardic Hebrew khah-see-deem] /xɑˈsɪd ɪm, hɑ-; Ashkenazic Hebrew xɔˈsi dɪm; Sephardic Hebrew xɑ siˈdim/ (Show IPA). Judaism.
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[khah-sid, hah-; Ashkenazic Hebrew khaw-sid; Sephardic Hebrew khah-seed] /ˈxɑ sɪd, ˈhɑ-; Ashkenazic Hebrew ˈxɔ sɪd; Sephardic Hebrew xɑˈsid/
noun, plural Chassidim
[khah-sid-im, hah-; Ashkenazic Hebrew khaw-see-dim; Sephardic Hebrew khah-see-deem] /xɑˈsɪd ɪm, hɑ-; Ashkenazic Hebrew xɔˈsi dɪm; Sephardic Hebrew xɑ siˈdim/ (Show IPA). Judaism.
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/ˈhæsɪd; Hebrew xəˈsid/
noun (pl) Chassidim, Chasidim, Hassidim, Hasidim (ˈhæsɪˌdiːm; -dɪm; Hebrew) (xasɪˈdim)
1.
a sect of Jewish mystics founded in Poland about 1750, characterized by religious zeal and a spirit of prayer, joy, and charity
2.
a Jewish sect of the 2nd century bc, formed to combat Hellenistic influences

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