- "to pledge a donation" (Steinmetz).
- He schnodered chai on Shabbos.
- "I shnodered fifty dollars at yizkor" (Steinmetz).
Languages of Origin
Yiddish שנדרן 'shnodern,' from Hebrew שנדר 'shenadar,' "that he pledged/vowed."
Who Uses This
Religious: Jews who are engaged in religious observance and have some Jewish education
Ashkenazim: Jews with Ashkenazi heritage
North America, Great Britain, Australia / New Zealand
Dictionary of Jewish Usage: A Guide to the Use of Jewish Terms, by Sol Steinmetz (Lanham, MD, 2005).
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