Tallit



noun, plural tallithim, tallitim, tallisim
[Ashkenazic Hebrew, English tah-lee-sim, -ley-, tah-luh-sim; Sephardic Hebrew tah-lee-teem] /Ashkenazic Hebrew, English tɑˈli sɪm, -ˈleɪ-, ˌtɑ ləˈsɪm; Sephardic Hebrew tɑ liˈtim/ (Show IPA). Judaism.
1.
a shawllike garment of wool, silk, or the like, with fringes, or zizith, at the four corners, worn around the shoulders by Orthodox and Conservative (sometimes also Reform) Jews, as during the morning service.
noun (pl) tallaisim (tæˈleɪsɪm), tallites tallitot (Hebrew) (-liːˈtɔt)
1.
a white shawl with fringed corners worn over the head and shoulders by Jewish males during religious services
2.
a smaller form of this worn under the outer garment during waking hours by some Jewish males

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