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hakafoth

or ha·ka·fot, hak·ka·foth, hak·ka·fot

[Sephardic Hebrew hah-kah-fawt; Ashkenazic Hebrew hah-kaw-fohs]
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noun Hebrew.
  1. a ceremony on Simhath Torah and on other occasions in which members of a synagogue congregation carry Torah scrolls around the synagogue seven or more times.
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Origin of hakafoth

Hebrew haqqāphōth, plural of haqqāphāh literally, going around, circuit
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