n. Level, especially spiritual level.
"It was a spiritual ascension, a completely different madrega (mystical level) of holiness" (source)
"There are various madreigos of chillul Shabbos legabei a sick person" (Weiser 54)
"The Rov is on a higher madrega than people like us."
Languages of Origin
- Textual Hebrew
- Modern Hebrew
מדרגה Heb. madrega, Yid. madreyge
- Religious: Jews who are engaged in religious observance and have some Jewish education
- Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)
- Israel: Diaspora Jews who feel connected to Israel and have spent time there
- Older: Jews who are middle-aged and older
- North America
- Great Britain
- South Africa
- Australia / New Zealand
- Yiddish and English: A Century of Yiddish in America, by Sol Steinmetz (Tuscaloosa, 1986).
- The Joys of Hebrew, by Lewis Glinert (New York, 1992).
- Frumspeak: The First Dictionary of Yeshivish, by Chaim Weiser (Northvale, 1995).
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