cheseddik, chessedik, hesedik
- "The most hesedik thing to say to the person before us" is... (Conservative rabbi's message to pluralistic Jewish email list, 8/08)
Languages of Origin
Textual Hebrew, Yiddish, English
Heb/Yiddish חסד khésed 'kindness, benevolence', Yiddish adjective ending דיק- -dik
Who Uses This
Religious: Jews who are engaged in religious observance and have some Jewish education
Not common. This word is not used in Yiddish, but a similar word, חסדימדיק khsódimdik (gracious, lenient) is.
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