iser

Alternative Spellings

isur, issur

Definitions

  • prohibition

Example Sentences

  • "There is a machlokes whether this is an issur d'oreisah (Ravad) or an issur d'Rabbanan (Tosfos)." (http://oukosher.org/index.php/common/article/1380506)

Languages of Origin

Textual Hebrew

Etymology

איסור

Who Uses This

Religious: Jews who are engaged in religious observance and have some Jewish education

Regions

North America

Dictionaries

Yiddish and English: A Century of Yiddish in America, by Sol Steinmetz (Tuscaloosa, 1986).

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