apikorsus

Alternative Spellings

apikorsut, apikorsis, apikorsos

Definitions

  • heresy

Example Sentences

  • "What philosophies are considered apikorsus and what types of ideas lead to heretical thought?" (https://www.reddit.com/r/Judaism/comments/1tznwu/what_is_considered_apikorsus/)

Languages of Origin

Aramaic, Yiddish, Greek

Etymology

Heb אפיקורסות epikorsut/apikorsut, Yiddish אַפּיקורסות apikorses (also Ashkenazi Hebrew)

Who Uses This

Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)

Dictionaries

None

Notes

See also "apikoros"

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