avrech

Definitions

  • n. A yeshiva student, or a young man who learns in a kollel.

  • n. A working person (non full time learner) who supports or is associated with Torah institutions

  • n. A young married male.

Example Sentences

  • "The avrech helped get the Rebbe's school off the ground."

Languages of Origin

  • Textual Hebrew

Etymology

  • אברך

    • Who Uses This

      • Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)

      Regions

      • North America

      Dictionaries

      • None

      Alternative Spellings

      avreich

Notes

  • These two contradictory definitions may reflect different usages in Israel and the US.

    Synonymous with the Yiddish word "Yungerman" or "Yingerman".

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