Halacha definition

hälä-KHä, hä-läKHə, -lô-
The legal part of Talmudic literature, an interpretation of the laws of the Scriptures.
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Alternative capitalization of Halacha.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
halacha
Plural:
halachas, halachos, halachot, halachoth

Origin of halacha

  • Hebrew hălākâ rule, tradition from hālak to go hlk in Semitic roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition