- strive; study; lit. "rise"
- "He's shteyging in the beis medrash"
Languages of Origin
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)
Frumspeak: The First Dictionary of Yeshivish, by Chaim Weiser (Northvale, 1995).
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