chevrah, chevre, khevre, chevreh
- "society; close-knit group" (Yiddish)
- "I feel like I have a real chevra in my neighborhood."
Languages of Origin
Textual Hebrew, Yiddish
Who Uses This
Religious: Jews who are engaged in religious observance and have some Jewish education
Yiddish and English: A Century of Yiddish in America, by Sol Steinmetz (Tuscaloosa, 1986).
Stress on the first syllable.
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