how to pronounce kaddish


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the above transcription of kaddish is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

kaddish is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of kaddish in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… uh he's uh cruel and he's kaddish and he …”

meanings of kaddish


  1. A Jewish prayer recited during services, and when mourning the death of a close relative.

kaddish frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word kaddish occurs in english on average 0 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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