• adj. Uncertain.

Example Sentences

  • “I'm still mesupak about whether the yeshiva will accept my son. That's why I'm looking at other places.” (Weiser)

  • "And if your safek is noled only now in the serving tray where you have 60 cups of ice cream and your mesupek which is milk which is pareve, then it has nothing to do with kvius or kal dparush, its a regular case of taaruvos where dinei bitul would get involved not kvius and parish. Am I wrong?" (source)

Languages of Origin

  • Textual Hebrew
  • Yiddish


  • TH מסופּק > Y מסופּק mesupek

    • 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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