[sah-dee, -duh, tsah-dee]


the 18th letter of the Hebrew alphabet.
the consonant sound represented by this letter.

Also sadi, tsadi, tsa·de.

Origin of sadhe

First recorded in 1895–1900, sadhe is from the Hebrew word ṣādhē


or tsa·de


noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for tsades


sade or tsade


the 18th letter in the Hebrew alphabet (צ or, at the end of a word ץ), transliterated as s or ts and pronounced more or less like English s or ts with pharyngeal articulation
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