Yizkor

[ Sephardic Hebrew yeez-kawr; Ashkenazic Hebrew yis-kuhr, yiz-; English yis-ker ]
/ Sephardic Hebrew yizˈkɔr; Ashkenazic Hebrew ˈyɪs kər, ˈyɪz-; English ˈyɪs kər /

noun Hebrew.

the Jewish service for commemorating the dead, held on Yom Kippur, Shemini Atzereth, the second day of Shavuoth, and the last day of Passover.

QUIZZES

IS YOUR DESERT PLANT KNOWLEDGE SUCCULENT OR DRIED UP?

Cactus aficionados, don't get left in the dust with this quiz on desert plants. Find out if you have the knowledge to survive this prickly foray into the desert!
Question 1 of 7
This tall, horizontally branched cactus is probably the most recognizable cactus in Arizona. What is it called?

Origin of Yizkor

yizkōr may He be mindful

Words nearby Yizkor

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

British Dictionary definitions for Yizkor

Yizkor
/ (ˈjizkor) /

noun

Judaism a memorial prayer included in the liturgy for certain festivals

Word Origin for Yizkor

from Hebrew, literally: let him remember
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012