gut moed

Alternative Spellings

goot moed, gut moyed, gut mo'ed, gut moy'ed, gut moeid, gut moyeid, gut mo'eid, gut moy'eid, gut moeyd, gut moyeyd, gut mo'eyd, gut moy'eyd

Definitions

  • "Good festival season!" Used by Ashkenazim on Chol Hamoed.

Example Sentences

  • "Gut moed, my friends!"

Languages of Origin

Textual Hebrew, Yiddish

Etymology

גוט מועד gut moyed 'happy festival season'

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)
Ashkenazim: Jews with Ashkenazi heritage

Regions

North America

Dictionaries

Dictionary of Jewish Usage: A Guide to the Use of Jewish Terms, by Sol Steinmetz (Lanham, MD, 2005).

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