Haggadah



[huh-gah-duh; Sephardic Hebrew hah-gah-dah; Ashkenazic Hebrew hah-gaw-duh] /həˈgɑ də; Sephardic Hebrew hɑ gɑˈdɑ; Ashkenazic Hebrew hɑˈgɔ də/

noun, plural Sephardic Hebrew, Haggadoth, Haggadot
[hah-gah-dawt] /hɑ gɑˈdɔt/ (Show IPA). Ashkenazic Hebrew, Haggados
[hah-gaw-dohs] /hɑˈgɔ doʊs/ (Show IPA). English, Haggadas.
1.
a book containing the liturgy for the Seder service on the Jewish festival of Passover.
2.
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[Sephardic Hebrew ah-gah-dah; Ashkenazic Hebrew uh-gah-duh] /Sephardic Hebrew ɑ gɑˈdɑ; Ashkenazic Hebrew əˈgɑ də/
noun
1.
the nonlegal or narrative material, as parables, maxims, or anecdotes, in the Talmud and other rabbinical literature, serving either to illustrate the meaning or purpose of the law, custom, or Biblical passage being discussed or to introduce a different, unrelated topic.
/həˈɡɑːdə; Hebrew haɡaˈdaː; -ɡɔˈdɔ/
noun (Judaism) (pl) -dahs, -das, -doth (Hebrew) (-ˈdoːt)
1.

2.
another word for Aggadah
/əɡəˈda/
noun (Judaism) (pl) Aggadoth (-ˈdɔːt; -ˈdəʊt)
1.

2.
any traditional homiletic interpretation of scripture
n.

1856, from Rabbinical Hebrew haggadhah, literally “tale,” verbal noun from higgidh “to make clear, narrate, expound.”

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