khodafez

Pronunciations

khodafez (kho-DAW-fez) listen
khodafes (kho-DAW-fes) listen
khoda hafez (kho-DAW haw-FEZ) listen

Definitions

  • interj. Good bye

Example Sentences

  • "Nice seeing you, khodafez."

Languages of Origin

  • Arabic / Judeo-Arabic
  • Persian

Etymology

  • Khuda Hafiz 
    Khoda = Persian word for “God” 
    Hafiz = Arabic for protector or guardian 
    Means “may God be your protector”

    • Who Uses This

      • Persian: Jews of Persian origin

      Regions

      • North America

      Dictionaries

      • None

      Alternative Spellings

      khodafes, khoda hafez

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