Meaning of Parashah


Pronunciation: (pär'u-shä", pär'shuSeph. Heb.pä-rä-shä' Ashk. Heb. pär'shu), [key]
— pl. Pa•ra•shoth, Pa•ra•shot Pa•ra•shi•oth, Pa•ra•shi•ot Par•a•shahs
  1. a portion of the Torah chanted or read each week in the synagogue on the Sabbath.
  2. a selection from such a portion, chanted or read in the synagogue on Mondays, Thursdays, and holy days.
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