• n. Good tidings, good news.

Example Sentences

  • "May we be zocheh to hear b’soros tovos b’korov!" [May we merit to hear good news soon]. (source)

  • "B'sorot tovot ~ May we hear only good news" (source).

  • "Besoros tovos translates as “good news,” but in our community, within the confines of a mikvah, it refers to a specific kind of good news: a pregnancy" (source).

  • "we should hear only besorot tovot from each other" (source)

Languages of Origin

  • Textual Hebrew
  • Yiddish


  • Hebrew בשורות טובות besorot tovot, Yiddish בשׂורות־טובות psures-toyves

    • Who Uses This

      • Religious: Jews who are engaged in religious observance and have some Jewish education
      • Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)


      • South Africa


      • None

      Alternative Spellings

      besorous tovas, besoros tovos, b'sorot tovot, b'soros tovos, besores toves, besoyres toyves, besoyres toves, psures-toyves, besures toves, besuros tovos, psures toyves, psurestoyves

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