gradeh

Alternative Spellings

grahda, grade

Definitions

  • 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

Etymology

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)

Dictionaries

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

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