interj. "Attention;" used to begin announcements at many camps. (source)
"A loudspeaker system played bugle calls for every part of the day, from wake-up to taps, followed by Hebrew messages always beginning with a loud 'hakshivu, hakshivu!'"
Languages of Origin
- Modern Hebrew
הקשיבו hakshivu 'listen (pl.)'
- Camp: Jews who attend or work at a Jewish overnight summer camp
- North America
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