sivuv

Definitions

  • noun: a go-around, walk-around, lap, especially one done in order to double-check something

Example Sentences

  • "We do a sivuv at kiddush lunch to make sure we've seen everyone."
  • "I'm gonna do a quick sivuv before we leave to make sure all the lights are turned off."

Languages of Origin

Modern Hebrew

Etymology

סיבוב

Who Uses This

Camp: Jews who attend or work at a Jewish overnight summer camp
Israel: Diaspora Jews who feel connected to Israel and have spent time there

Regions

North America

Dictionaries

None

Notes

pronounced sea-VOOV see also hakafah

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