hisbonenus

Alternative Spellings

hitbonenut

Definitions

  • contemplation, reflection

Example Sentences

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

Languages of Origin

Textual Hebrew

Etymology

התבוננות hitbonenut 'observation'

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

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