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shi•vah



Pronunciation: (shiv'u), [key]
n. Judaism.
1. the mourning period, following the funeral and lasting traditionally for seven days, observed by Jews for a deceased parent, sibling, child, or spouse.
2. sit shivah, to observe this period. Also,shibah.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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