sandek


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sandek

(ˈsɑnˌdɛk)
n
(Judaism) Judaism a man who holds a baby that is being circumcised
[Hebrew]
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ISLAMABAD -- Senate Standing Committee on Ports and Shipping on Monday expressed displeasure over the theft of railway track from Sandek to Wall Badin in Balochistan.
Sandek K, Andersson T, Bratel T, Hellstrom G, Lagerstrand L.
The Sandek is a Godfather but there is also a Kvater (Gott-vater) who brings the to-be-circumcised infant to the mohel, circumcisor.