ein breira


ein breira (eyn brey-RAH) listen


  • interj. There is no alternative; there is no choice.

Example Sentences

  • "When we feel pressured to either minimize the human toll from this tragedy because ein breira - there was no choice..." (rabbi to her congregation, June 2010)

Languages of Origin

  • Modern Hebrew


  • אין ברירה

    • Who Uses This

      • Israel: Diaspora Jews who feel connected to Israel and have spent time there


      • North America
      • Great Britain


      • The Joys of Hebrew, by Lewis Glinert (New York, 1992).

      Alternative Spellings

      ein breirah, ayn brayra, en brera, eyn brera, eyn breyra

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