adj. "Charged with responsibility: accountable." (Weiser)
"I'm not achrai for anyone else's learning; I have to worry about myself." (Weiser)Listen to recordings of this sentence: ( Recording 1)
Languages of Origin
- Textual Hebrew
אַחְרָאִי achra'i 'responsible', from אַחַר achar 'after' (if one was responsible for someone, they would metaphorically stand after/behind them)
- Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)
- North America
- Frumspeak: The First Dictionary of Yeshivish, by Chaim Weiser (Northvale, 1995).
Who Uses This
akhra'i, achra'i, akhrai
See also achraius.
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