pan

Definitions

  • petition for a blessing from a Chasidic rebbe

Example Sentences

  • "I went to the rebbe's ohel and wrote a pan."

Languages of Origin

Textual Hebrew

Etymology

פּ"ן pan (acronym of פדיון נפש pidyon nefesh 'redemption of the soul')

Who Uses This

Chabad

Regions

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

Dictionaries

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