interj. "The opposite is more reasonable"; "you have it backwards."
"I think it is easier to keep kosher nowadays with all of the hashgachot around." "Ipcha mistabra! If there weren't people checking on kashrut, we could just rely on the presumption that most things are (or aren't) kosher, but now you have to check out who is supervising, etc..."
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איפכא מסתברא "it turns out to be the opposite"
Lewis Glinert in "The Joys of Hebrew" says it has been incorporated into Hebrew, though it's Aramaic in origin.
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