רביצין

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Yiddish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From רבי (rebe, rabbi) +‎ ־ין (-in, feminine suffix). The צ ("ts") is likely only present as an intervocalic separator, although it may be interpreted as the remains of a Slavic feminine suffix, akin to Serbo-Croatian -ица (-itsa).

Noun[edit]

רביצין (rebetsinf, plural רביצינס (rebetsins)

  1. rabbi's wife, rebbetzin