- spirit, "spiritedness, morale" (JPS)
- "The singing children had a lot of ruach." "We've got ruach, yes we do, we've got ruach, how bout you?"
Languages of Origin
Who Uses This
Religious, Camp, Organizations
Yiddish, JPS, Glinert, Weiser
This word originally comes from textual Hebrew, where it meant "wind", but over time came to mean "spirit", "enthusiasm", or "soul" depending on context.
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