beys hakise


beit hakiseh (BAYT hah-kee-SEH) listen


  • n. Bathroom.

Example Sentences

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

Languages of Origin

  • Textual Hebrew
  • Yiddish


  • 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


      • North America
      • South Africa


      • None

      Alternative Spellings

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