titchadesh (teet-chah-DESH) listen


  • interj. 'Wear it in good health'; said to someone who is wearing a new piece of clothing.

Example Sentences

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

Languages of Origin

  • Textual Hebrew
  • Yiddish


  • TH תתחדש titkhadesh, lit. 'may you be renewed' > Y תּתחדש tiskhadesh

    • 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
      • Older: Jews who are middle-aged and older
      • Ashkenazim: Jews with Ashkenazi heritage


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


      • 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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