ram

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Languages of Origin

  • Aramaic
  • Textual Hebrew
  • Yiddish

Etymology

  • TH ר״מ ram > Y ר״מ ram, an acronym for TH/A ראש מתיבתא rósh metivta (Y reysh mesivta), lit. 'head of academy'

    • Who Uses This

      • Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)
      • Older: Jews who are middle-aged and older
      • Ashkenazim: Jews with Ashkenazi heritage

      Regions

      • North America

      Dictionaries

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

      Alternative Spellings

      rahm

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