rachmanut, rachmonis, rakhmones, rachmunes, rachmonus, rachmanus, rakhmonus, rakhmanus
- mercy, pity, empathy
Languages of Origin
Textual Hebrew, Yiddish
Heb רחמנות rakhmanút, Yiddish rakhmónes
Who Uses This
Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)
The New Joys of Yiddish, by Leo Rosten and Lawrence Bush (New York, 2003).
Yiddish and English: A Century of Yiddish in America, by Sol Steinmetz (Tuscaloosa, 1986).
The Joys of Hebrew, by Lewis Glinert (New York, 1992).
Frumspeak: The First Dictionary of Yeshivish, by Chaim Weiser (Northvale, 1995).
The JPS Dictionary of Jewish Words, by Joyce Eisenberg and Ellen Scolnic, (Philadelphia, 2001)
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