geza

Pronunciations

Definitions

  • n. Good lineage.

  • adj. Having good lineage. People from the right families that go back generations within a given Orthodox community.

Example Sentences

  • "(Geza is the word for people whose families are chabad all the way back)" (source)

  • "Have been told off by "gezha" chasidim in the past but nobody can explain why we DON'T do it when it is minhag haolam." (source)

  • "Chaim's family is real geze--they come from Kremenchug."

Languages of Origin

  • Textual Hebrew
  • Yiddish

Etymology

  • גזע

    • Who Uses This

      • Chabad: Jews affiliated with the Chabad Lubavitch movement

      Regions

      • North America
      • Great Britain
      • South Africa
      • Australia / New Zealand

      Dictionaries

      • None

      Alternative Spellings

      gezha, geze, gezhe, gezah

Notes

  • From the Hebrew word for "race."

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