- "honor, dignity, respect" (JPS)
- "The Mashgiach was concerned that the younger bochrim gave so much kavod to the older boys who wore expensive clothes and rented luxury cars." (Weiser) "The older boys convinced the younger bochrim that it's a kavod to put away all the seforim after seder." (Weiser)
Languages of Origin
Textual Hebrew, Yiddish
Heb כבוד kavód, Yiddish כּבֿוד kóved
Who Uses This
Religious: Jews who are engaged in religious observance and have some Jewish education
The JPS Dictionary of Jewish Words, by Joyce Eisenberg and Ellen Scolnic, (Philadelphia, 2001).
The Joys of Hebrew, by Lewis Glinert (New York, 1992).
Frumspeak: The First Dictionary of Yeshivish, by Chaim Weiser (Northvale, 1995).
More common among Orthodox Jews.
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