Yom Kippur

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Yom Kip·pur

 (yôm′ kĭp′ər, yōm′, yŏm′, yôm′ kē-po͝or′)
n. Judaism
A holy day observed on the tenth day of Tishri and marked by fasting and prayer for the atonement of sins. Also called Day of Atonement.

[Hebrew yôm kippûr : yôm, day; see ywm in Semitic roots + kippûr, atonement (from kippēr, to cover, atone; see kpr in Semitic roots).]

Yom Kippur

(jɒm ˈkɪpə; Hebrew jɔm kiˈpur)
n
(Judaism) an annual Jewish holiday celebrated on Tishri 10 as a day of fasting, on which prayers of penitence are recited in the synagogue throughout the day. Also called: Day of Atonement
[from Hebrew, from yōm day + kippūr atonement]

Yom Kip•pur

(yɒm ˈkɪp ər, yoʊm; Heb. ˈyɔm kiˈpur)
n.
the holiest Jewish holiday, observed on the 10th day of Tishri by fasting and by recitation of prayers of repentance in the synagogue. Also called Day of Atonement.
[< Hebrew, =yōm day + kippūr atonement]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Yom Kippur - (Judaism) a solemn and major fast day on the Jewish calendar; 10th of Tishri; its observance is one of the requirements of the Mosaic law
Judaism - the monotheistic religion of the Jews having its spiritual and ethical principles embodied chiefly in the Torah and in the Talmud
major fast day - one of two major fast days on the Jewish calendar
High Holiday, High Holy Day - Jewish holy days observed with particular solemnity
Translations

Yom Kippur

[ˌjɒmkɪˈpʊəʳ] NYom Kip(p)ur m

Yom Kippur

[ˌjɒmkɪˈpʊər] nYom Kippour m inv
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