Definition of yahrzeit in English:
(Among Jews) the anniversary of someone’s death, especially a parent’s.
- It even lets you add birthdays and yahrzeits of loved ones, with a reminder for every year.
- Written for the aliyat neshama of my father, Yisrael ben Yosef Yehuda, on the occasion of his 11th yahrzeit.
- And this, the first yahrzeit of that tragedy and the season of the High Holy Days, is an appropriate time to rebuild our selves.
Mid 19th century: Yiddish, literally 'anniversary time'.
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