savtadik

Pronunciations

savtadik (SAHV-tuh-dik) listen

Definitions

  • n. Something that reminds one favorably of one's savta (grandmother).

  • n. Something that meets with savta's approval.

Example Sentences

  • It's very savtadik to be ready to have an herbal tea party at any time of day or night.

  • The velour and velvet material at the fabric store was quite savtadik.

Languages of Origin

  • Aramaic
  • Yiddish
  • Modern Hebrew

Etymology

  • Heb/Aramaic סבתא + Yiddish adjective ending דיק-

    • Who Uses This

      • Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)

      Regions

      • North America

      Dictionaries

      • None

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