- as an aside, parenthetically; "it so happens that"
- in reality, as a matter of fact
- I will be going away for the weekend. Gradeh, my neighbor is, too.
Languages of Origin
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).
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