- study, "examination of sources to develop a coherent, educated opinion" (Weiser)
- "Which maggidei shiur give clear, slowly-spoken iyun shiurim?" (http://www.theyeshivaworld.com/coffeeroom/topic/clear-easy-to-understand-maggidei-shiur)
Languages of Origin
- Textual Hebrew
- Modern Hebrew
- עיון Post-Biblical Hebrew iyyun: 'consideration, deliberation'; Yiddish iyen 'attention, concentration'.
- Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)
- North America
- Frumspeak: The First Dictionary of Yeshivish, by Chaim Weiser (Northvale, 1995).
- Used especially in the expressions "Yom Iyun" (day of study), which likely comes from Modern Hebrew, and "iyun shiur" (lecture based on a close examination of traditional texts). See also be'iyun.
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