adj. Stringent, used to imply that a person is making the most strict halachic ruling, or follows additional restrictions in his or her practice.
The posek is really humradik. He ruled that we need separate glassware for milk and meat.
Languages of Origin
- Textual Hebrew
Hebrew/Aramaic חומרא 'stringency,' with Yiddish adjectival ending דיק- -dik
- Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)
- North America
- Great Britain
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humradik, chumredik, chumradike
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