apikorsus

Pronunciations

apikorsus (ah-pi-KOR-sus) listen

Definitions

  • n. Heresy.

Example Sentences

  • "What philosophies are considered apikorsus and what types of ideas lead to heretical thought?" (source)

Languages of Origin

  • Textual Hebrew
  • Aramaic
  • Yiddish

Etymology

  • Heb אפיקורסות epikorsut/apikorsut, Yiddish אַפּיקורסות apikorses (also Ashkenazi Hebrew)

    • Who Uses This

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

      Regions

      • North America
      • Great Britain
      • South Africa

      Dictionaries

      • None

      Alternative Spellings

      apikorsut, apikorsis, apikorsos

Notes

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