• as an aside, parenthetically; "it so happens that"
  • in reality, as a matter of fact

Example Sentences

  • I will be going away for the weekend. Gradeh, my neighbor is, too.

Languages of Origin

  • Yiddish


  • גראַדע grade; another variant is גראָד grod 'just now; straight; even (not odd)'
    • Who Uses This

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


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

      Alternative Spellings

      grahda, grade

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