neder

Alternative Spellings

neyder

Definitions

  • 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

Dictionaries

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

Edit     See something you disagree with? Feel free to edit it. All changes will be moderated.