adv. "Briefly or concisely: succinctly" (Weiser).
"He explained the sugya to me bekitzur, but I think I should go back for more details." (Weiser)
"Bekitzur, it was a bit hectic, but we got it worked out in the end."
Languages of Origin
- Textual Hebrew
Heb בקיצור bekitsur, Yiddish בקיצור bekitser 'in short, briefly'
- Religious: Jews who are engaged in religious observance and have some Jewish education
- Israel: Diaspora Jews who feel connected to Israel and have spent time there
- North America
- Great Britain
- South Africa
- Yiddish and English: A Century of Yiddish in America, by Sol Steinmetz (Tuscaloosa, 1986).
- Frumspeak: The First Dictionary of Yeshivish, by Chaim Weiser (Northvale, 1995).
Who Uses This
b'kitser, b'kitzur, b'kitsur, bekitser
The Yiddish bekitser also has synonyms in הקיצור hakitser and אַ קיצור a kitser.
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