adv. Of course; Obviously!
interj. And how!
"If you're actually asking whether you should go and visit sick people in the hospital, avade you should!"
Languages of Origin
- Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)
- North America
- Great Britain
- Yiddish and English: A Century of Yiddish in America, by Sol Steinmetz (Tuscaloosa, 1986).
- Frumspeak: The First Dictionary of Yeshivish, by Chaim Weiser (Northvale, 1995).
- Dictionary of Jewish Usage: A Popular Guide to the Use of Jewish Terms, by Sol Steinmetz (Lanham, MD, 2005).
Who Uses This
avadeh, avada, vada, vade
Related to the Modern Hebrew בוודאי bevadáy 'certainly'
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