Tallit meaning

tälĭs, tä-lēt
A shawl with ritually knotted fringe at each of four corners traditionally worn by Jewish men and boys, especially at morning prayer.
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(judaism) The prayer shawl with fringes (zizit) on each of its four corners, worn over the shoulders or head by men during morning prayer: cf. Deut. 22:12
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A traditional Jewish prayer shawl.
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Origin of tallit

  • Mishnaic Hebrew ṭallît cover from Hebrew ṭillēl to cover from Aramaic ṭallel from ṭəlāl shade ṯll in Semitic roots

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

  • From Hebrew טלית (talít).

    From Wiktionary