mashpia

Definitions

  • spiritual mentor

Example Sentences

  • "I asked my mashpiah what I should do about yeshivah next year. The deadline to apply is pretty soon."

Languages of Origin

Textual Hebrew

Etymology

משפיע mashpia 'one who influences'

Who Uses This

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

Regions

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

Dictionaries

None

Notes

See also mushpa.

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