nekiyus hadibur

Alternative Spellings

nekiyut hadibur

Definitions

  • Literally "purity of one's speech"

Example Sentences

  • "When our teachers caught us cursing in yeshiva, they would make us learn a gemara [piece of Talmud] about nekiyus hadibur."

Languages of Origin

Textual Hebrew

Etymology

נקיות הדיבור

Who Uses This

Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)

Regions

North America

Dictionaries

None

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