dugma ishit

Pronunciations

dugma ishit (doog-MAH ee-SHEET) listen

Definitions

  • n. Role model, personal example.

Example Sentences

  • "The role of the senior buddy is to be a dugma isheet for their partner in the younger grade." "The chanichim should understand that although a dugma ishit is very important, an ishiut shedugma is on a much higher level." (source)

Languages of Origin

  • Modern Hebrew

Etymology

  • דוגמא אישית 'lit. personal model'

    • Who Uses This

      • Camp: Jews who attend or work at a Jewish overnight summer camp
      • Israel: Diaspora Jews who feel connected to Israel and have spent time there

      Regions

      • North America
      • Australia / New Zealand

      Dictionaries

      • None

      Alternative Spellings

      dugmah ishit, dugma isheet

Notes

  • also just "dugma"

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