adj. Important; of high status.
"...from his father's side Reb Berel came from a very choshuve Litvishe family. He was a talmid of Volozhin and a choshuve Rov in Russia" (source).
Languages of Origin
- Textual Hebrew
Heb חשוב khashúv, Yiddish חשובֿ khóshev
- Religious: Jews who are engaged in religious observance and have some Jewish education
- Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)
- Ashkenazim: Jews with Ashkenazi heritage
- North America
- Great Britain
- South Africa
Who Uses This
choshuve, choshuv, khoshuv, hashuv, chashoov
When this adjective precedes a noun, it is often used with the Yiddish adjectival suffix -e.
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