hasraah

Alternative Spellings

hasroe, hasro'a, hatra'a, hasra'a, hasroa, hatraa, hasraa, hasro'eh, hasra'eh, hasroeh, hasraeh, hasro'ah, hasroah, hasra'ah, hatraah, hatra'ah, hasrae, hasra'e, hasro'e

Definitions

  • A formal warning given to a person who is about to commit a sin.

Example Sentences

  • "Hashem you can give a chiyuv misa, provided there was a hasraah." (http://shasdaf.blogspot.com/2012/01/testimony-if-you-recognize-someones.html)

Languages of Origin

Textual Hebrew

Etymology

התראה hatra'a 'warning'

Who Uses This

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

Regions

North America

Dictionaries

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

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