nachon

Alternative Spellings

nakhon

Definitions

  • correct, right

Example Sentences

  • We use a lot of JEL words in everyday speech. Nachon?
  • - That's true, isn't it? - Nachon.

Languages of Origin

Modern Hebrew

Etymology

נכון

Who Uses This

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

Dictionaries

Yiddish and English: A Century of Yiddish in America, by Sol Steinmetz (Tuscaloosa, 1986).
Dictionary of Jewish Usage: A Guide to the Use of Jewish Terms, by Sol Steinmetz (Lanham, MD, 2005).

Notes

Stress on final syllable: naCHON

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