hisbonenus

Definitions

  • n. Contemplation, reflection.

Example Sentences

  • "I sat for a full hour in hisbonenus before I started davening."

Languages of Origin

  • Textual Hebrew
  • Yiddish

Etymology

  • התבוננות hitbonenut 'observation'

    • 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

      hitbon'nut, hisbon'nus, hitbonenut

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