Halakah

[ hah-law-khuh; Sephardic Hebrew hah-lah-khah; Ashkenazic Hebrew hah-law-khaw ]
/ hɑˈlɔ xə; Sephardic Hebrew hɑ lɑˈxɑ; Ashkenazic Hebrew ˌhɑ lɔˈxɔ /

noun, plural Ha·la·kahs, Hebrew Ha·la·koth, Ha·la·kot, Ha·la·kos [Sephardic Hebrew hah-lah-khawt; Ashkenazic Hebrew hah-law-khohs]. /Sephardic Hebrew hɑ lɑˈxɔt; Ashkenazic Hebrew ˌhɑ lɔˈxoʊs/. (often lowercase)

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OTHER WORDS FROM Halakah

Ha·lak·ic [huh-lah-khik, -lak-ik], /həˈlɑ xɪk, -ˈlæk ɪk/, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for Halakah

  • The Halakah is the outcome of this devotion in one aspect, the philosophical exegesis in another.

  • Clearly he is arguing here for the observance of the oral law, which later was standardized in the Halakah.