Definition of minhag in English:

minhag

noun

Judaism
  • A custom or practice, especially one which has taken on the force of law.

    • ‘I believe very strongly in minhag Anglia, but that's nothing to do with my theology.’
    • ‘Maybe in the future people will think the minhag is to wear sports shoes, for some obscure reason.’
    • ‘I parked precariously - one always does, although many people have the custom of double-parking, but that's not my minhag - just in front of a disabled space.’
    • ‘I mean, three times in as many weeks (Prince Harry, Labour pigs-might-fly campaign, and now Ken) - frankly, it's a minhag.’

Origin

Hebrew minhāḡ custom, usage, conduct, from nāhaḡ to drive or lead.

Pronunciation:

minhag

/mɪnˈhɑːɡ/