onesh

Alternative Spellings

ohnesh, oynesh, oinesh

Definitions

  • Punishment

Example Sentences

  • "Those who employ them deserve an onesh." (http://matzav.com/rav-chaim-kanievsky-you-employ-arabs-you-deserve-an-onesh/)

Languages of Origin

Textual Hebrew

Etymology

עונש onesh 'punishment'

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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