lain

Pronunciations

Definitions

Example Sentences

  • "Sorry I can't help with Shabbes childcare, I'm leyning that morning."

Languages of Origin

  • Yiddish

Etymology

  • לײענען leyenen 'to read' (verbal stem is לײען leyen)

    • Who Uses This

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

      Regions

      • North America

      Dictionaries

      • None

      Alternative Spellings

      lain, lein, leyn

Notes

  • other forms:

    laining, layning, leyning, leining

    leined, layned, leyned, leined

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