neder

Pronunciations

Definitions

  • n. A vow.

Example Sentences

  • "Making a neder is treated very seriously in Jewish law."

Languages of Origin

  • Textual Hebrew

Etymology

  • נדר

    • Who Uses This

      • Religious: Jews who are engaged in religious observance and have some Jewish education

      Regions

      • North America
      • South Africa
      • Australia / New Zealand

      Dictionaries

      • Yiddish and English: A Century of Yiddish in America, by Sol Steinmetz (Tuscaloosa, 1986).

      Alternative Spellings

      neyder

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