[ Sephardic Hebrew tsee-tseet; Ashkenazic Hebrew tsi-tsis ]
/ Sephardic Hebrew tsiˈtsit; Ashkenazic Hebrew ˈtsɪ tsɪs /
noun (used with a singular or plural verb)Judaism.
the fringes or tassels formerly worn at the corners of the outer garment and now worn at the four corners of the tallith and the arba kanfoth.
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Origin of zizith
First recorded in 1895–1900, zizith is from the Hebrew word ṣīṣīth
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Example sentences from the Web for zizith
"He [me, HBS] looks like us with his Kippah and Zizith," he told his younger brother who was standing there, quite bewildered.
British Dictionary definitions for zizith
/ (ˈtsɪtsɪs, tsiːˈtsiːt) /
(functioning as singular or plural) Judaism a variant spelling of tsitsith
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