- religious; observant; Orthodox
- "First I went to college, then I spent some time in Israel, where I became frum. Now I daven with the Orthodox and eat kosher meat only, which is really expensive." (student)
Languages of Origin
Who Uses This
Rosten, Yiddish, JPS, Weiser, Steinmetz
The vowel generally has the sound of the "u" in "put." However, in some areas of Eastern Europe, the "u" vowel became a short "i", as in the English word "rim". ("Miter" for "muter" 'mother' and "piter" for "puter" 'butter' are other examples.)
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