Hagim u'zmanim lesasson

Pronunciations

Hagim u'zmanim lesasson (chah-GEEM ooz-zmah-NEEM lih-sah-SOHN)

Definitions

  • n. Holidays and seasons for rejoicing!

Languages of Origin

  • Textual Hebrew
  • Ladino

Etymology

  • חגים וזמנים לששון

    • Who Uses This

      • Religious: Jews who are engaged in religious observance and have some Jewish education
      • Israel: Diaspora Jews who feel connected to Israel and have spent time there
      • Sephardim: Jews with Sephardi or Mizrahi heritage

      Regions

      • North America

      Dictionaries

      • Dictionary of Jewish Usage: A Popular Guide to the Use of Jewish Terms, by Sol Steinmetz (Lanham, MD, 2005).

      Alternative Spellings

      Chagim u'zmanim l'sason

Notes

  • Sometimes mumbled.

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