licht bentschen

Pronunciations

lichtbentschen (LIKHT-bench-in) listen

Definitions

Example Sentences

  • "It's only lichtbentschen--we're on track to be home in time to light candles."

Languages of Origin

  • Yiddish

Etymology

  • ליכטבענטשן likhtbentschn 'to light a candle'

    • Who Uses This

      • Religious: Jews who are engaged in religious observance and have some Jewish education
      • Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)
      • Ashkenazim: Jews with Ashkenazi heritage

      Regions

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

      Dictionaries

      • None

      Alternative Spellings

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