Definitions

  • adj. “Completely occupied or involved, as of the mind or attention: ENGROSSED.” (Weiser)

Example Sentences

  • “He was so arain getun in his learning that he skipped lunch and dinner.” (Weiser)

Languages of Origin

  • Yiddish

Etymology

  • אַרײַנגעטאָן arayngeton

    • Who Uses This

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

      Regions

      • North America

      Dictionaries

      • Frumspeak: The First Dictionary of Yeshivish, by Chaim Weiser (Northvale, 1995).

      Alternative Spellings

      arayn getun, arein getun, arain geton, arayn geton, arein geton

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