Jewishly

Definitions

  • (Adverb) 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

Dictionaries

None

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