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Ha·la·chaor Ha·la·khah also Ha·la·kah (hä′lä-KHä′, hä-lä′KHə, -lô′-)
The legal part of Talmudic literature, an interpretation of the laws of the Scriptures.
Ha·lach′ic (hə-lä′KHĭk) adj.
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Halacha(Hebrew hɑlɑˈxɑː; Yiddish hɑˈloxə) ,
a. Jewish religious law
b. a ruling on some specific matter
2. (Other Non-Christian Religious Writings)
a. that part of the Talmud which is concerned with legal matters as distinct from homiletics
b. Jewish legal literature in general
[from Hebrew hǎlākhāh way]
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ha•la•khah(hɑˈlɔ xə, hɑ lɑˈxɑ)
n., pl. -la•khahs, -la•khoth, -la•khot (-lɑˈxɔt)
1. the body of Jewish law, comprising the oral law as transcribed in the Talmud and subsequent legal codes and rabbinical decisions.
2. a law or tradition established by the halakhah.
[1855–60; < Hebrew hălākhāh literally, way]
ha•la•khic (həˈlɑ xɪk, -ˈlæk ɪk) adj.
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|Noun||1.||Halacha - Talmudic literature that deals with law and with the interpretation of the laws on the Hebrew Scriptures|
Talmudic literature - (Judaism) ancient rabbinical writings
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