geza

Alternative Spellings

gezah, gezhe, geze, gezha

Definitions

  • n. good lineage, adj. having good lineage. people from the right families that go back generations within a given Orthodox community

Example Sentences

  • "(Geza is the word for people whose families are chabad all the way back)" (http://www.imamother.com/forum/viewtopic.php?p=1256952)
  • "Have been told off by "gezha" chasidim in the past but nobody can explain why we DON'T do it when it is minhag haolam." (http://www.chabadtalk.com/forum/showthread.php3?t=12255)

Languages of Origin

Textual Hebrew, Yiddish

Etymology

גזע

Who Uses This

Lubavitch

Regions

North America, Australia / New Zealand

Dictionaries

None

Notes

from the Hebrew word for "race"

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