חג

HebrewEdit

EtymologyEdit

Root
ח־ג־ג

From the root ח־ג־ג . Compare Arabic حَجّ ‎(ḥajj).

NounEdit

חַג ‎(chágm ‎(plural indefinite חַגִּים, singular construct חַג־, plural construct חַגֵּי־)

  1. A holiday (a day on which a festival or celebration is observed).
  2. (Judaism) Any of Passover, Pentecost, Tabernacles, and Shemini Atzeret.

Usage notesEdit

  • The definite form is הֶחָג ‎(hechág, the holiday).

Derived termsEdit

Proper nounEdit

הֶחָג ‎(hechág)

  1. (definite, archaic, Judaism) Tabernacles.
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