• n. A commitment.

  • n. A sense of stability.

  • n. A regimen.

Example Sentences

  • “He has a kvius to learn two Mishnayos before shachris.” (Weiser)

  • “The young bochur needed a kvius and couldn't learn out of town.” (Weiser)

  • “He has a kvius that begins with waking up at 6:00 A.M. exactly.” (Weiser)

  • "The rationale is because the eating in Yeshiva is not considered a kvius a set place where they are established – rather it is considered like a regular restaurant where one pays for a meal." (source)

Languages of Origin

  • Textual Hebrew


  • קביעות

    • Who Uses This

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


      • North America


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

      Alternative Spellings


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