altz iz gut

Definitions

  • (sentence) "All is well."

Example Sentences

  • "How are you doing?" "Altz iz gut."

Languages of Origin

  • Yiddish

Etymology

  • אַלץ איז גוט alts iz gut

    • Who Uses This

      • Older: Jews who are middle-aged and older

      Regions

      • North America

      Dictionaries

      • None

      Alternative Spellings

      alts iz git, alles iz gut, alis is gut, alts iz gut

Notes

  • The variant "alles" (אַלעס) is considered non-standard in Yiddish because it is "daytshmerish" (modeled after Standard German spelling and pronunciation).

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