chakirah, hakira, hakirah
- 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'
Who Uses This
Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)
Frumspeak: The First Dictionary of Yeshivish, by Chaim Weiser (Northvale, 1995).
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