gam zu l'toyve

Alternative Spellings

gam zu l'tovah

Definitions

  • "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).

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