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Definitions

  • prep. "Because of: due to" (Weiser).

  • conj. "Due to the fact that: since, because" (Weiser).

Example Sentences

  • "Als what to you feel the Yeshiva is treating him specially?" (Weiser)

  • "I wasn't by Shachris als I overslept." (Weiser)

Languages of Origin

  • Yiddish

Etymology

  • אַלס 'as'

    • Who Uses This

      • Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)
      • Ashkenazim: Jews with Ashkenazi heritage

      Regions

      • North America

      Dictionaries

      • Frumspeak: The First Dictionary of Yeshivish, by Chaim Weiser (Northvale, 1995).

      Alternative Spellings

      altz

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