lamden

Alternative Spellings

lamdan, lamdn

Definitions

  • a proficient Talmudic scholar

Example Sentences

  • "Apparently he's turning out to be quite the lamden."

Languages of Origin

Textual Hebrew, Yiddish

Etymology

Heb למדן lamdán, Yiddish lámdn

Who Uses This

Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)

Regions

North America

Dictionaries

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

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