annos

Alternative Spellings

aƱos, anyos, anos

Definitions

  • Anniversary of someone's death

Example Sentences

  • "The Meldado / Anos / Yartzeit / Hillulah of Rabbi Alfass[i] is 10 Iyar." (http://www.alfassa.com/rif.html)

Languages of Origin

Ladino

Etymology

anyos 'years'

Who Uses This

Sephardim: Jews with Sephardi or Mizrahi heritage
Ethnic: Jews whose Jewish identity is primarily ethnic

Regions

North America

Dictionaries

Dictionary of Jewish Usage: A Guide to the Use of Jewish Terms, by Sol Steinmetz (Lanham, MD, 2005).

Notes

similar to yahrzeit and meldado

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