gam zu l'toyve

Definitions

  • (sentence) "This too is for the best."

Example Sentences

  • "Uh oh--we got a parking ticket. Gam zu l'toyve."

Languages of Origin

  • Aramaic
  • Yiddish

Etymology

  • גם זו לטובה

    • Who Uses This

      • Religious: Jews who are engaged in religious observance and have some Jewish education

      Regions

      • North America

      Dictionaries

      • Yiddish and English: A Century of Yiddish in America, by Sol Steinmetz (Tuscaloosa, 1986).

      Alternative Spellings

      gam zu l'tovah

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