chabura

Alternative Spellings

habura

Definitions

  • study group

Example Sentences

  • The YIML Pre-Shacharis Mussar Chabura for Men with Rabbi Steinberg will be starting a new and exciting limmud! (http://www.yiml.org/1/post/2012/02/pre-shacharis-mussar-chabura.html)

Languages of Origin

Textual Hebrew, Aramaic

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).

Notes

Accent on second syllable. Etymologically related to chavura, but used in a different way. Unclear where the "b" comes from in this word - perhaps Aramaic pronunciation.

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