noun, plural Sephardic Hebrew Hag·ga·doth, Hag·ga·dot [hah-gah-dawt] /hɑ gɑˈdɔt/, Ashkenazic Hebrew Hag·ga·dos [hah-gaw-dohs] /hɑˈgɔ doʊs/, English Hag·ga·das.
Origin of Haggadah
Related formshag·gad·ic [huh-gad-ik, -gah-dik] /həˈgæd ɪk, -ˈgɑ dɪk/, hag·gad·i·cal, adjective
Definition for haggadah (2 of 2)
or Ag·ga·da, A·ga·da, Hag·ga·dah
Origin of Aggadah
Related formsAg·gad·ic, ag·gad·ic [uh-gad-ik, uh-gah-dik] /əˈgæd ɪk, əˈgɑ dɪk/, adjective
Examples from the Web for haggadah
In every generation, my haggadah teaches me, bigots rise up to discriminate against and attack minorities.
It is mainly for the sake of this inquiry that I have given the foregoing explanation of the nature and intention of Haggadah.
No freak of allegory, of word-play, of fantastic juggling with letters and syllables, is without illustration in the Haggadah.
And judged by this test we see that the Haggadah is the more ancient, the primal development of the Hebrew mind.Philo-Judaeus of Alexandria|Norman Bentwich
British Dictionary definitions for haggadah (1 of 2)
noun plural -dahs, -das or -doth (Hebrew -ˈdoːt) Judaism
Derived Formshaggadic (həˈɡædɪk, -ˈɡɑː-) or haggadical, adjective
Word Origin for Haggadah
British Dictionary definitions for haggadah (2 of 2)
noun plural Aggadoth (-ˈdɔːt, -ˈdəʊt) Judaism
- a homiletic passage of the Talmud
- collectively, the homiletic part of traditional Jewish literature, as contrasted with Halacha, consisting of elaborations on the biblical narratives or tales from the lives of the ancient Rabbis