interj. Closing to a letter or conversation: Take care, be healthy.
Languages of Origin
Who Uses This
- Jews: Jews of diverse religious backgrounds and organizational involvements
- Non-Jews: (words that have spread outside of Jewish networks)
- North America
The Yiddish equivalent is זײַ געזונט zay gezunt (for a single addressee, informally) or זײַט געזונט zayt gezunt (for multiple addressees, or formally with a single addressee). It also means "be healthy" and is used as a salutation upon departing.
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