n. Proposition, treatise, deliberation.
"He published a chakira on the benefits of involvement in Israeli politics." (Weiser)
"For those who need a simple hakira to break the world in to categories..."
Languages of Origin
- Textual Hebrew
- Modern Hebrew
Heb חקירה khakira 'investigation, research; an analysis'
- Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)
- North America
- South Africa
- Frumspeak: The First Dictionary of Yeshivish, by Chaim Weiser (Northvale, 1995).
Who Uses This
chakirah, hakira, hakirah
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