|kal ve-homer||(KAL veh HOH-mer)|
|kal vachomer||(kal va-CHOH-mer)|
adv. By extrapolation we know; all the more so. "with assuredness of mind or action based on an earlier, more restrictive, premise; assuredly; certainly: indubitably." (Weiser)
"If one day with her mother-in-law was too much, kal v'chomer a weekend will be!"
Languages of Origin
- Textual Hebrew
- Religious: Jews who are engaged in religious observance and have some Jewish education
- Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)
- North America
- Frumspeak: The First Dictionary of Yeshivish, by Chaim Weiser (Northvale, 1995).
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