anash

Definitions

  • n. Members of the Hasidic community.

Example Sentences

Languages of Origin

  • Textual Hebrew
  • Modern Hebrew

Etymology

  • אנ״ש (abbreviation of אַנְשֵׁי שְׁלֹמֵנוּ‎ anshé sh'loménu 'the people of our peace')

    • Who Uses This

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

      Regions

      • Australia / New Zealand
      • South Africa
      • Great Britain
      • North America

      Dictionaries

      • None

      Alternative Spellings

      enash

Notes

  • Specifically used by Hasidic Jews to refer to Jews in the same Hasidic sect.

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