Kippah

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Aron Marcus (1800-1882) wearin his kippah - pentit bi Ernst Josephson

A kippah, kippa, kipoh, or kip (Ebreu: כִּפָּה‎‎ or כִּיפָּה; plural: kippot כִּפוֹת or כִּיפּוֹת; meanin "dome"), an aa kent as a yarmulke frae Yiddish: יאַרמולקע‎, frae Aramaic ya'ar malka (יאר מלכא), fear (reverence) o the keeng i.e. God, an sometimes cried a koppel (Yiddish),[1] is a brimless cap, uisually made o claith, worn bi Jews tae fulfill the customary requirement held bi orthodox halachic authorities that the heid be covered at aw times.

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  1. "koppel" (Also capel, coppel), Oxford English Dictionary, retrieved 27 January 2015