אנוס

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Etymology 1Edit

Participle of אנס ‎(anás), from the root א־נ־ס ‎('-n-s).

AdjectiveEdit

אָנוּס ‎(anúsm sg indef. (f sg indef. אֲנוּסָה, m pl indef. אֲנוּסִים, f pl indef. אֲנוּסוֹת)

  1. forced; compelled; obliged

NounEdit

אָנוּס ‎(anúsm ‎(plural indefinite אנוסים, singular construct אנוס־, feminine counterpart אנוסה)

  1. (Judaism) A Jew who is forced to violate Jewish law, or (in extreme cases) to convert to another religion.
  2. (historical) Specifically, a converso, especially a marrano or marisco.

Etymology 2Edit

Ultimately from Latin anus.

NounEdit

אָנוּס ‎(ánusm ‎(plural indefinite אנוסים, singular construct אנוס־, feminine counterpart אנוסה)

  1. (anatomy) anus
SynonymsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

Action noun of אינס \ אִנֵּס ‎(inés), from the root א־נ־ס ‎('-n-s).

NounEdit

אִנּוּס ‎(inúsm

  1. Defective spelling of אינוס.