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zaddik

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[Sephardic Hebrew tsah-deek; Ashkenazic Hebrew, English tsah-dik] /Sephardic Hebrew tsɑˈdik; Ashkenazic Hebrew, English ˈtsɑ dɪk/
noun, plural zaddikim
[Sephardic Hebrew tsah-dee-keem; Ashkenazic Hebrew, English tsah-dee-kim, -dik-im] /Sephardic Hebrew tsɑ diˈkim; Ashkenazic Hebrew, English tsɑˈdi kɪm, -ˈdɪk ɪm/ (Show IPA).
Hebrew.
1.
a person of outstanding virtue and piety.
2.
the leader of a Hasidic group.
Origin of zaddik
ṣaddīg literally, righteous
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