psak

Pronunciations

psak (ps-AHK) listen
psak (ps-AHK) listen

Definitions

  • n. Rabbinic ruling.

Example Sentences

  • "What's Reb Moshe's psak?"

Languages of Origin

  • Textual Hebrew

Etymology

  • פסק

    • Who Uses This

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

      Regions

      • North America
      • Great Britain
      • South Africa
      • Australia / New Zealand

      Dictionaries

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

      Alternative Spellings

      p'sak, pesak

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