Bayit Sheni

Pronunciations

Bayit Sheni (BAH-yeet SHEY-nee) listen
Bayit Sheni (BAH-yeet shey-NEE) listen

Definitions

  • n. Second Temple, period of the Second Temple

  • n. A place one repairs to for debauchery after being expelled from one's initial location.

Example Sentences

  • "0n the 8th of Tevet, at the beginning of the "Greek Era," the Torah was translated into Greek by the decree of King Ptolemy, in about the year 313 B.C.E., according to the Bayit Sheni Timeline presented in the Chanukah Section" (source)

  • The police found our favorite brothel; let's go to the Bayit Sheni.

Languages of Origin

  • Textual Hebrew

Etymology

  • בית שני

    • Who Uses This

      • Historians

      Regions

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

      Dictionaries

      • None

      Alternative Spellings

      Ba'it Shayni

Notes

  • Second usage is code language by formerly Orthodox Jews

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