khivey, chiyev, chiuv, hiuv, hiyuv
- one who is in mourning and must say Kaddish
- "One has a chiyev to say the Shema every day."
- "YOM HAFSAKAH - the day on which the eleven-month period of being a chiyuv ends." (http://www.torah.org/advanced/weekly-halacha/5762/pekudei.html)
Languages of Origin
Textual Hebrew, Yiddish
Who Uses This
Religious: Jews who are engaged in religious observance and have some Jewish education
Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)
Yiddish and English: A Century of Yiddish in America, by Sol Steinmetz (Tuscaloosa, 1986).
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