shteig

Pronunciations

shteig (shtayg)

Definitions

  • v. Strive; study; lit. "rise."

Example Sentences

Languages of Origin

  • Yiddish

Etymology

  • שטײַגן shtaygn 'rise, ascend, go up' (verbal stem is שטײַג shtayg)

    • Who Uses This

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

      Regions

      • North America

      Dictionaries

      • Frumspeak: The First Dictionary of Yeshivish, by Chaim Weiser (Northvale, 1995).

      Alternative Spellings

      shteyg, shtaig, shtayg

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