Judaism the Sabbath
Origin of ShabbatYiddish shabes < Heb shabatShab′bos or Shab′bes
Origin of ShabbatHeb shabat, Sabbath
The Jewish Sabbath, observed from sundown on Friday until sundown on Saturday.
Origin of ShabbatHebrew šabbat, sabbath; see Sabbath.
From Hebrew ×©×‘×ª (shabÃ¡t, “rest"). Variants ending in -s were influenced by the Yiddish form ×©×‘×ª (shabes).