beys hakise

Pronunciations

beit hakiseh (BEYT hah-kee-SEH) listen

Definitions

  • n. Bathroom.

Example Sentences

  • "Make sure everyone goes to the beit kiseh before the pe'ulah!"

Languages of Origin

  • Textual Hebrew
  • Yiddish

Etymology

  • Hebrew בית הכסא, bet hakise, lit. 'house/place of the chair', Yiddish בית־הכּסא beys hakise 'toilet'

    • Who Uses This

      • Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)
      • Camp: Jews who attend or work at a Jewish overnight summer camp

      Regions

      • North America
      • South Africa

      Dictionaries

      • None

      Alternative Spellings

      beit kiseh, bet kiseh, beis hakise, beys hakiseh, beis hakiseh, bet hakise, beit hakise, bet hakiseh, beit hakiseh, beys kise, beis kise, beys kiseh, beis kiseh, bet kise, beit kise

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