Rosh Hashana, Rosheshone
- The Jewish new year
- "Are you coming for Rosh Hashanah lunch?"
Languages of Origin
ראש השנה 'lit. head of the year'
Who Uses This
Jews: Jews of diverse religious backgrounds and organizational involvements
Non-Jews: (words that have spread outside of Jewish networks)
The New Joys of Yiddish, by Leo Rosten and Lawrence Bush (New York, 2003).
The JPS Dictionary of Jewish Words, by Joyce Eisenberg and Ellen Scolnic, (Philadelphia, 2001).
The Joys of Hebrew, by Lewis Glinert (New York, 1992).
Pronounced Roshasha-NAH by some and Rush-uh-SHUN-uh by others (corresponding to Modern Hebrew or Ashkenazi Hebrew pronunciation)
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