n. Logic, reason.
n. Theoretical analysis.
n. Intricate process.
"I have more respect for the subway system now that I chap the lomdus behind it" (Weiser)
"For further analysis on the difference between learning-ability and halakhic authority, see J. David Bleich, “Lamdut and Pesak: Theoretical Analysis and Halakhic Decision-Making” (Chaim N. Saiman, Halakhah: The Rabbinic Idea of Law, 2020, p. 271)
"There's a whole lomdus to making your own tfilin. You're better off just buying a good pair." (Weiser)
Languages of Origin
- Textual Hebrew
Jewish English coinage, based on למדנות Hebrew lamdanut, Yiddish lamdones, 'learnedness,' clipped, possibly influenced by the model of bekius
- 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
lamdut, lamdus, lomdes, lomdut
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