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- Substitute or euphemism for God's name, similar to Hashem
- "As if", "so to speak," can be used to refer to anthropomorphic language about God
- "Kavayachol, Hashem feels the pain of every Jew who suffers." (Weiser)
- "Only difference is that your chances for success, are alot in your hands, and in HaShems Kavyochel, hands." (http://shomernegiah.blogspot.com/2005/04/almost-beaten.html)
- "But now thanks to this project, we have so to speak incentivized Kavyachol to make even more shidduchim because He sees all of Klall Yisroel voluntarily getting involved" (https://www.10kbatayyisroel.org/impact/?mode=grid)
- "In Yiddish the expression evolved into kavyokhl, and can be used as noun, in place of God's name like hashem: you can say 'hot kavyokhl gezogt' for 'God said.'" (https://books.google.com/books?id=4iTDCQAAQBAJ&pg=PA183&lpg=PA183&dq=%22kavyokhl%22&source=bl&ots=zjexRSdf-1&sig=ACfU3U01RSt2gvBj3x-ZfLUg8qvnREF4tQ&hl=en&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwjziMfsuvrpAhVzl3IEHf5mBUAQ6AEwAHoECAoQAQ#v=onepage&q=%22kavyokhl%22&f=false)
- "and this is how the kavyochel instituted the domem is food for the tzomeach the tzomeach for the chai and the chai for the (highest) the medaber" (https://vosizneias.com/2008/09/24/new-york-peta-ice-cream-manufacturers-should-use-human-mother-milk-not-cow-milk/)
- "The Gemora says the Shechinah grows when a Jew is born, which means it 'shrinks', kavyochel, from the world, when one goes away." (http://vintagefrumteens.blogspot.com/2006/12/women-tumah-and-tahara.html)
- "We are suggesting that the 3 weeks of mourning, are parallel to the 3 roars that Hashem roars kevyochel every night 3 times like a lion, expressing his pain on the destruction of the Beis hamikdosh!" (https://shvilei.wordpress.com/2009/07/15/mamar-bein-hametzorim/)
Languages of Origin
Textual Hebrew, Yiddish
Hebrew כביכול kivyakhol 'as if it were', Yiddish כּבֿיכול kavyokhl
Who Uses This
Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)
Yiddish and English: A Century of Yiddish in America, by Sol Steinmetz (Tuscaloosa, 1986).
Frumspeak: The First Dictionary of Yeshivish, by Chaim Weiser (Northvale, 1995).
Dictionary of Jewish Usage: A Guide to the Use of Jewish Terms, by Sol Steinmetz (Lanham, MD, 2005).
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