[ Sephardic Hebrew tsah-deek; Ashkenazic Hebrew, English tsah-dik ]
/ Sephardic Hebrew tsɑˈdik; Ashkenazic Hebrew, English ˈtsɑ dɪk /
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.
Origin of zaddik
ṣaddīg literally, righteous
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