nisayon

Alternative Spellings

nisoyon, nisoyen

Definitions

  • trial and tribulation; a test of faith

Example Sentences

  • "He has been through so many nisyones."

Languages of Origin

Textual Hebrew, Yiddish

Etymology

Heb נסיון nisayón, Yiddish nisóyen

Who Uses This

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

Regions

North America

Dictionaries

None

Notes

plural nisyonos, nisyonot (נסיונות)

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