A prayer recited in the daily synagogue services and by mourners after the death of a close relative.
[From Aramaic qaddiš, holy, sacred, from qədaš, to become holy, be sacred (so called after the first words of the prayer); see qdš in the Appendix of Semitic roots.]
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