chalavi

Pronunciations

chalavi (chah-lah-VEE)

Definitions

  • adj. Describes dairy foods as well as utensils and dishes used to cook, serve, and eat dairy products.

Example Sentences

  • "I can't cut the meat with this knife--it's chalavi."

Languages of Origin

  • Textual Hebrew
  • Modern Hebrew

Etymology

  • חלבי halavi 'milk-adj'

    • 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
      • Sephardim: Jews with Sephardi or Mizrahi heritage

      Regions

      • Great Britain
      • North America

      Dictionaries

      • None

      Alternative Spellings

      halavi, khalavi

Notes

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