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Top Ten English Words you only know due to your Yeshiva High School Education
By The Bangitout Staff
NEW reader comments!


10. Libation

9. Winnowing

8. Usury

7. Concubine

6. a fortiori (ok, I know it's Latin, but you get the point)

5. Vessels

4. Cubit

3. Eunuch

2. Abomination

1. Cud


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From Zvika, Atlanta,GA
Here's a few more:
1) any form of the word refute
2) Nachmanides
3) opinesb
4) desecrate, desecration, etc.
5) consecrate, consecration, etc.
6) obligatory (as in Chayav)



From jojoarons

redactor
redact
hermeneutic
hapax legomenon
anthropomorphism
eisegesis
exegesis
commentator
jubilee
adversary

from J. Efram (JT) Taub, NYC
usufruct
bailee
misappropriate
liable
exempt
refutation
 

From Josh BenAmi
Tetragrammaton. Keep up the great work

From Batya
exegesis

From Isramom!
anoint
atone
acronym
anthromorphasism
altruistic
brings down (what Rashi does)
consecrate
de-post-facto
dowry
heifer
hellenize
high priest
hold (maintain the opinion)
horseradish
immerse
incumbent (chayav)
jubilee
leprosy
lovingkindness
lunar
negate
nomad
nuptials
ordinance
parable
parchment
pestilence
poppy seed
quail
render
sanctify
sect
slander
staff (stick)
skullcap
subjugate
vow
zealous
scroll
domain (pre-internet)
hover (pre-Back to the Future)
sorcerer (pre-Harry Potter)

 

From Loren Ecker
Hermeneutical

From miriamlg
anthropomorphism

From Jonathan Rubin
This word was used quite frequently throughout many of my YU 'bible' classes
1) existentialism

From Mike Edinger,
Diaspora
Exilarch (Raish Galusa)

From Gavriel Bellino,
I'm sitting in the Mendel Gottesman Library here at YU, taking a small break from Torah. Your English Words/Yeshiva Education/yadayada is just about the funniest thing I've seen. Good work.
I'm was rather disappointed that "firmament" was added as late as it was. A mere after-thought?

From Josh Berliner,
"Gird Thy Loins"

From Yoni Markowitz ,
15.Ass (as in Ewes and Ass)
14.Tractate
13.Fruitful
12.Cherub
11.Blasphemy
10.Proselyte
9.Spoils (booty)
8.Harlot
7.Cistern
6.Lamentation
5.Heifer
4.Blotted
3.Hermaphrodite and Androgynous
2.covenent
1.Tabernacles

From Batsheva Halberstam,
Palm Frond
Dialectic
Chiastic Structure

From Harlan Krinsky,
You guys forgot the alltime classic Hoeing (as in hoeing the field) I hope i spelled it right

From Jonathan Levy,
Noahide
Sheaves
Spelt
Altar
Maimonides
Paschal (Korban Pesach)
Pestilence
Ecclesiastes
Jubilee
Heretic

From Danny Farkas
Well in my yeshiva, I learned that the following words were actually considered English:
Lemayseh
Mammash
Takkeh
Eppes
Nu
Geshmack
Gevaldick
Oylum (as in "the Oylum")
Shaygetz and Shikztah
And many more I'm too embarrassed to admit I know....

From Elisha
Juxtaposition
Juxtaposed
The whole "juxed" family
Genesis
Exodus
Leviticus
Deuteronomy
Lectern
Shawl

From Matthew Rutta
Galbanium
Ploni Almoni
Tanning (not as in darkening of the skin, well not in the human sense, anyway)
Frontlets/Diadem
Blech (those heating things for Shabbos)
Lashes (whipping people)
Words that end in The Yemenite pronounciation of "Taf" ("Th") (ie: Beth, Ramath, Shabbath, etc...)

From Yonaton Jacobs
leaven

From Miriam
Here's a few more:
11. begat
12. tabernacle
13. Tithes
but what's winnowing? I must have been absent that day.
-miriam

From Maureen Ash
what about tabernacle?

another one from my 17 year old.
firmament.
how's that one.

From Rishe in Australia
holy convocation.
prostrate. (prostate. mmm.)
conjugal - when we were reading a kesuba in a class about marriage, i think the question came about approximately sixteen times....
will look at my tanach and get back to you. but 2 more days left of "yeshiva high school educaiton" means - not many more! Yay! Rishe

From Noah Hartman
1. phylacteries
2. diaspora
3. tabernacle
4. offerings
5. responsa
6. liturgy
7. tractate
8. (evil) inclination
.... be fruitful?

From Ephraim Shapiro
Thrashing (goes with winnowing)
Shankbone
Handbreadth
Gregorian
Carob
Lots (as in lottery draw lots)
Warp and Whoof
Outskirts
Peddler

From Mike Edinger
bailment
betrothed

From Shoshana Parker
“lest”

From David Farkas
1) collaterall
2) Viceroy ( as in Yosef was, over Egypt)
3) relations, in the less commonly used sense
4) uproot. The only people who use this word are people trying to translate the word " miaker".
5) Boor. Nobody uses this word either, but its the logical transalation for the hebrew "bor".
6) dovecote

From Robert Tolchin
Well, not really. Not having had a yeshiva education, I know all these words. Sorry to disappoint you.

From Ira Treuhaft
1. Frankensense (however you spell it)
2. Pomegranate.

From Sam Garfield
gored, as in an ox gored a cow
citron
golem ??? might be an english word by now
shard as in a shard of pottery