n. 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." (source)
Languages of Origin
- Textual Hebrew
- Religious: Jews who are engaged in religious observance and have some Jewish education
- Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)
- North America
- Yiddish and English: A Century of Yiddish in America, by Sol Steinmetz (Tuscaloosa, 1986).
Who Uses This
khivey, chiyev, chiuv, hiuv, hiyuv
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