bring down

Alternative Spellings



  • cite or reference

Example Sentences

  • "I saw that the sefer brought down the same raya that Rebbe spoke out in shiur." (Weiser)
  • "Rashi brings down Bereshis Rabba to interpret the pasuk."

Languages of Origin

Yiddish, English


possibly Yiddish אַראָפּברענגען arópbrengen, -אַראָפּ arop 'down', ברענגען brengen 'bring' (ברענגען brengen 'to bring' is often used in the sense of mentioning or citing a text)

Who Uses This

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


North America


Frumspeak: The First Dictionary of Yeshivish, by Chaim Weiser (Northvale, 1995).

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