n. "An ingenious, intuitive idea or suggestion: inspiration" (Weiser).
"I couldn't figure out how to spend Bein HaZmanim in the country until I had an ainfal to work in a camp." (Weiser)
Languages of Origin
אײַנפֿאַל 'idea, notion'
- Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)
- Ashkenazim: Jews with Ashkenazi heritage
- North America
- Frumspeak: The First Dictionary of Yeshivish, by Chaim Weiser (Northvale, 1995).
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