Jewishly

Pronunciations

Jewishly (JEW-ish-lee) listen

Definitions

  • adv. Related to or in a manner that accords with religious or cultural values or knowledge common or important to the Jewish people.

Example Sentences

  • That suggestion bothers me both intellectually and Jewishly.

  • I've really grown Jewishly over the last few years.

Languages of Origin

  • English

Etymology

  • possibly a loan translation from Yiddish ייִדישלעך yidishlekh, which corresponds to the broader meaning of the Jewish-English term (cf. ייִדיש yidish 'Jewish; Yiddish')

    • Who Uses This

      • Religious: Jews who are engaged in religious observance and have some Jewish education

      Regions

      • North America
      • Australia / New Zealand

      Dictionaries

      • None

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