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Definitions

  • n. Prohibition.

Example Sentences

  • "There is a machlokes whether this is an issur d'oreisah (Ravad) or an issur d'Rabbanan (Tosfos)." (source)

Languages of Origin

  • Textual Hebrew

Etymology

  • איסור

    • Who Uses This

      • Religious: Jews who are engaged in religious observance and have some Jewish education

      Regions

      • North America

      Dictionaries

      • Yiddish and English: A Century of Yiddish in America, by Sol Steinmetz (Tuscaloosa, 1986).

      Alternative Spellings

      isur, issur

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