zaddik

or tzad·dik

[Sephardic Hebrew tsah-deek; Ashkenazic Hebrew, English tsah-dik]

noun, plural zad·di·kim [Sephardic Hebrew tsah-dee-keem; Ashkenazic Hebrew, English tsah-dee-kim, -dik-im] /Sephardic Hebrew tsɑ diˈkim; Ashkenazic Hebrew, English tsɑˈdi kɪm, -ˈdɪk ɪm/. Hebrew.

a person of outstanding virtue and piety.
the leader of a Hasidic group.

Nearby words

  1. zacharias,
  2. zacharias, saint,
  3. zachary,
  4. zacynthus,
  5. zadar,
  6. zadkine,
  7. zadkine, ossip,
  8. zadok,
  9. zaffer,
  10. zaftig

Origin of zaddik

ṣaddīg literally, righteous

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