titchadesh

Pronunciations

titchadesh (teet-chah-DESH) listen

Definitions

  • interj. "Use it in good health" or "Enjoy your new item."

Example Sentences

  • "I love your new hat––titchadesh!"

Languages of Origin

  • Textual Hebrew

Etymology

  • תתחדש titchadesh 'may you be renewed'

    • 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)
      • Israel: Diaspora Jews who feel connected to Israel and have spent time there

      Regions

      • North America
      • Great Britain
      • South Africa
      • Australia / New Zealand

      Dictionaries

      • Yiddish and English: A Century of Yiddish in America, by Sol Steinmetz (Tuscaloosa, 1986).
      • Dictionary of Jewish Usage: A Popular Guide to the Use of Jewish Terms, by Sol Steinmetz (Lanham, MD, 2005).

      Alternative Spellings

      tischadesh, titkhadesh, tiskhadesh, tithadesh, tishadesh, titchadeish, tischadeish, titkhadeish, tiskhadeish, tithadeish, tishadeish, titchadeysh, tischadeysh, titkhadeysh, tiskhadeysh, tithadeysh, tishadeysh

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