Tzaddik definition

tsädik
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(Judaism) A very righteous person, especially a Hassidic spiritual leader.
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Noun

Singular:
tzaddik
Plural:
tzaddikim, tzaddiks

Origin of tzaddik

  • From Hebrew צַדִּיק (tsadík, “righteous person"). Many pronunciations and spellings have come under the influence of Yiddish צדיק (tsadek) or German Zaddik.

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