tovye, tovya, tova, tovah, toyva, toyveh, toyvah
- A favor
- "Would you do me a tovah, and get me a glass of water?"
- "I have a toyve to ask of you..."
Languages of Origin
טובה tova 'good'
Who Uses This
Religious: Jews who are engaged in religious observance and have some Jewish education
Israel: Diaspora Jews who feel connected to Israel and have spent time there
Yiddish and English: A Century of Yiddish in America, by Sol Steinmetz (Tuscaloosa, 1986).
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