- language; jargon
- "...he gave a long elaborate explanation; I don't remember the loshn exactly."
Languages of Origin
Textual Hebrew, Yiddish
Heb לשון lashón 'tongue; language', Yiddish lóshn
Who Uses This
Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)
Frumspeak: The First Dictionary of Yeshivish, by Chaim Weiser (Northvale, 1995).
Can be pronounced "loshn" (to rhyme with "Prussian"), or "la-SHONE"
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