• v. To understand.

  • v. To fathom.

Example Sentences

  • “Until you're older, you'll never be masig how much your Rebbeim have done for you.” (Weiser)

  • “Americans just can't be masig the kind of corruption and poverty they have in Third World countries.” (Weisr)

  • "you can not begin to be masig the level of ruchneyos that a taana of an amora had…." (source)

Languages of Origin

  • Textual Hebrew
  • Yiddish


  • Y משׂיג זײַן maseg zayn

    • 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).

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