arba kanfoth

[ Sephardic Hebrew ahr-bahkahn-fawt; Ashkenazic Hebrew ahr-buh-kahn-fuhs ]

  1. a rectangular piece of cloth with fringes at the four corners and a hole in the center for the head, worn under the clothes by Orthodox Jewish males.

Origin of arba kanfoth

arbaʿ kənāphōth literally, four corners
  • Also ar·ba kan·fot; Ashkenazic Hebrew, ar·ba kan·fos .

Words Nearby arba kanfoth Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023