lechoyra, l'choira, lechorah, lechora, lichora, l'chora
- seemingly as such while allowing for the possibility of the opposite; apparently; ostensibly (Weiser)
- Able to be taken for granted; assumed true in the absence of proof to the contrary; presumably (Weiser)
- L'choira it doesn't make any sense, but when I think about it, it's very smart.
- "Lichora I should take the day to do my laundry. I can't stand all these socks lying around my room." (Weiser 51)
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Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)
Frumspeak: The First Dictionary of Yeshivish, by Chaim Weiser (Northvale, 1995).
Comes from the root אור 'light', as in, circumstances are beginning to shed light on what has happened.
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