es gezunterheyt

Pronunciations

es gezunterheyt (es geh-ZUN-ter-HEYT) listen

Definitions

  • interj. Eat in good health, similar to bon appetit.

Example Sentences

  • "Why did the Belzer Rebbe say to him es gezunterheit? It was not kosher what he was eating." (source)

  • "Just as your great-grandmother may have said to your grandparents to 'Ess gezunterheit,' she would want you to eat in good health, too." (source)

  • "In any

    case to those that wish to make chremslech I say "ess gezunterheit mit a

    guten apetit"" (source)

  • Enjoy your pasta, es gezunterheyt

Languages of Origin

  • Yiddish

Etymology

  • עס געזונטערהייט es gezunterheyt 'eat in health', gezunterheyt from געזונט, meaning healthy.

    • Who Uses This

      • Ashkenazim: Jews with Ashkenazi heritage

      Regions

      • North America
      • Great Britain
      • South Africa

      Dictionaries

      • None

      Alternative Spellings

      es gezunterheit, es gezunterhayt, ess gezunterheyt, ess gezunterheit, ess gezunterayt

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