Jewish

Pronunciations

Definitions

Example Sentences

  • "By Jewish law and tradition, by the word of all sages, converts are to be treated as born Jews." (source)

Languages of Origin

  • English
  • Textual Hebrew

Etymology

  • ultimately from יְהוּדִי

    • Who Uses This

      • Jews: Jews of diverse religious backgrounds and organizational involvements
      • Non-Jews: (words that have spread outside of Jewish networks)

      Regions

      • North America

      Dictionaries

      • The JPS Dictionary of Jewish Words, by Joyce Eisenberg and Ellen Scolnic, (Philadelphia, 2001).

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