or Pir·ke A·vot, Pir·ke A·both, Pir·ke A·bot
[ Sephardic Hebrew peer-ke ah-vawt; Ashkenazic Hebrew pir-key-aw-vohs ]
/ Sephardic Hebrew pirˈkɛ ɑˈvɔt; Ashkenazic Hebrew ˈpɪr keɪˈɔ voʊs /
a treatise of the Mishnah that comprises six chapters and consists chiefly of proverbs, aphorisms, and principles of ethics, law, and religion.
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Also called Ethics of the Fathers.
Origin of Pirke Avoth
Hebrew pirqē ābhōth chapters of the fathers
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