Pesach

Alternative Spellings

Peysach, Peysekh, Pesah

Definitions

  • The Jewish Holiday of Passover

Example Sentences

  • "Pesach is early this year."

Languages of Origin

Textual Hebrew

Etymology

פסח

Who Uses This

Religious

Regions

North America

Dictionaries

Rosten, JPS, Glinert, Steinmetz

Notes

Starts on the 15th day of the Jewish month of Nisan, lasts 7 days in Israel and 8 days elsewhere. Pronounced PEH-sach by some and PAY-sach by others (especially Orthodox and older Jews)

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