sevivon

Pronunciations

sevivon (seh-vee-VOHN) listen

Definitions

Example Sentences

  • "Sevivon wasn't traditionally used anywhere until the word was made up in 1887 by 5 y.o. Itamar ben Avi." (source)

Languages of Origin

  • Modern Hebrew
  • Textual Hebrew

Etymology

  • סביבון sevivon

    • Who Uses This

      • Religious: Jews who are engaged in religious observance and have some Jewish education
      • Sephardim: Jews with Sephardi or Mizrahi heritage

      Regions

      • North America

      Dictionaries

      • The JPS Dictionary of Jewish Words, by Joyce Eisenberg and Ellen Scolnic, (Philadelphia, 2001).
      • Dictionary of Jewish Usage: A Popular Guide to the Use of Jewish Terms, by Sol Steinmetz (Lanham, MD, 2005).

      Alternative Spellings

      sivivon

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