ayzeh bahsa

Pronunciations

ayzeh bahsa (AYE-zeh BAH-sah) listen

Definitions

  • interj. What a misfortune, how unfortunate, bummer.

Example Sentences

  • "You broke your arm? Ayzeh bahsa."

Languages of Origin

  • Arabic / Judeo-Arabic
  • Modern Hebrew

Etymology

  • איזה בעסה eyze basa (Israeli slang, from Arabic)

    • Who Uses This

      • Israel: Diaspora Jews who feel connected to Israel and have spent time there

      Regions

      • North America

      Dictionaries

      • None

      Alternative Spellings

      ayzah bassa, ayze bassa, eyze basa, eyzeh basah, eize basa

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