choshuve, choshuv, khoshuv, hashuv, chashoov
- 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" (http://theantitzemach.blogspot.com/2011/11/blog-post_17.html).
Languages of Origin
Textual Hebrew, Yiddish
Heb חשוב khashúv, Yiddish חשובֿ khóshev
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)
Ashkenazim: Jews with Ashkenazi heritage
when this adjective precedes a noun, it is often used with the Yiddish adjectival suffix -e.
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