- Litvish; Lithuanian; associated with the rationalistic Lithuanian tradition; associated with non-Hasidic Black Hat communities
- "He comes from a yeshivish family."
Languages of Origin
ישיבֿה yeshive + יש- -ish adjective ending ("yeshivish" is itself not a Yiddish word)
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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