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 Dictionary entry overview: What does shibah mean? 

SHIBAH (noun)
  The noun SHIBAH has 1 sense:

1. (Judaism) a period of seven days of mourning after the death of close relative

  Familiarity information: SHIBAH used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

SHIBAH (noun)

Sense 1shibah [BACK TO TOP]


(Judaism) a period of seven days of mourning after the death of close relative

Classified under:

Nouns denoting time and temporal relations


shibah; shiva; shivah

Context example:

the family is sitting shiva

Hypernyms ("shibah" is a kind of...):

hebdomad; week (any period of seven consecutive days)

Domain category:

Judaism (the monotheistic religion of the Jews having its spiritual and ethical principles embodied chiefly in the Torah and in the Talmud)

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