n. Horrible, violent, or unnatural death, often used as a curse.
"Er zol chappen a misa meshuna bekarov" (he should get a horrible death soon).
They and all soney Yisroel deserve a misa meshuna.
The way Rabbi Akiva died involved a misa meshuna.
Languages of Origin
- Textual Hebrew
Hebrew מיתה משנה mita meshane, lit. unusual death, horrible death.
- Religious: Jews who are engaged in religious observance and have some Jewish education
- Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)
- Great Britain
- The New Joys of Yiddish, by Leo Rosten and Lawrence Bush (New York, 2003).
- Yiddish and English: A Century of Yiddish in America, by Sol Steinmetz (Tuscaloosa, 1986).
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