The legal part of Talmudic literature, an interpretation of the laws of the Scriptures.
Alternative capitalization of Halacha.
Other Word Forms
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