or ha·ka·fot, hak·ka·foth, hak·ka·fot
[ Sephardic Hebrew hah-kah-fawt; Ashkenazic Hebrew hah-kaw-fohs ]
/ Sephardic Hebrew hɑ kɑˈfɔt; Ashkenazic Hebrew ˌhɑ kɔˈfoʊs /
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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