Aibishter

Alternative Spellings

Aybishter, Ebeshter, Eybeshter, Eybishter, Aybishter, Eibishter, Eybershter, Aibershter

Definitions

  • God, lit. "supreme one" or "the one above"

Example Sentences

  • "Whatever the Aibishter wants will happen."

Languages of Origin

Yiddish

Etymology

אײבערשטער 'the uppermost (one)'

Who Uses This

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

Regions

North America

Dictionaries

None

Notes

In Yiddish, this is the masculine, singular, nominative form of the adjective meaning "uppermost." It declines like other regular Yiddish adjectives, viz. פֿונעם אײבערשטן funem eybershtn 'from the highest one [=God]'.

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