l'chatchila ariber

Pronunciations

l'chatchila ariber (le-khat-khi-la a-RI-ber) listen
l'chatchila ariber (le-khat-KHEE-la ah-REE-ber) listen

Definitions

  • interj. An expression encouraging one to do something without overthinking it.

Example Sentences

  • "Why try to go on Shlichos in the 'perfect place'? In the words of the Rebbe Maharash, l'chatchila ariber!

Languages of Origin

  • Aramaic
  • Yiddish

Etymology

  • לחתחילה אריבער lekhatkhila ariber 'in the first place, jump over'

    • Who Uses This

      • Chabad: Jews affiliated with the Chabad Lubavitch movement

      Regions

      • North America

      Dictionaries

      • None

      Alternative Spellings

      lechatchila ariber, l'chatchila aribar, l'khatkhila ariber, lekhatkhila ariber, l'khatkhila aribar, lechatchila aribar, lekhatkhila aribar

Notes

  • The saying originated with Rebbe Maharash.

    See lechatchila.

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