ein hachi nami

Pronunciations

ein hachi nami (eyn (H)OCH-ee NAH-mee) listen

Definitions

  • adv., sent. "Granted"; yes, that's how it is, that's certainly true.

Example Sentences

  • "Ein hachi nami anyone can make kiddush, but it's more bekavodik if the Rav is moitzi the oilam." (Weiser)

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Languages of Origin

  • Aramaic

Etymology

  • אין הכי נמי lit., 'yes, thus also'

    • Who Uses This

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

      Regions

      • North America
      • Great Britain

      Dictionaries

      • Frumspeak: The First Dictionary of Yeshivish, by Chaim Weiser (Northvale, 1995).

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