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  • n. The anniversary of a person's death, often of a parent's.

Etymologies

From Yiddish יאָרצײַט (yortsayt). Cognate to German Jahreszeit ("anniversary"), which heavily influenced the spelling and pronunciation once the word was borrowed into English. (Wiktionary)

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