• n. Spirituality.

Example Sentences

  • "In addition, the more holy sparks that are collected and glued together the stronger and more transformed is the khoymer [flesh], the face of gashmies [materiality] into rukhnies [spirituality] and the greater the mides-hrin [the full severity of the law] is transformed into mides-horakhmim [forgiveness, pity]." (source)

Languages of Origin

  • Textual Hebrew
  • Yiddish


  • Y רוחניות rukhnies

    • Who Uses This

      • Older: Jews who are middle-aged and older
      • Ashkenazim: Jews with Ashkenazi heritage


      • North America


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

      Alternative Spellings

      ruchnies, ruchniyes, rukhniyes


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