kol b'seder

Alternative Spellings

ha'kol b'seder, hakol beseder

Definitions

  • "Everything's fine."

Example Sentences

  • "How's it going in there?" "Kol b'seder!"

Languages of Origin

Modern Hebrew

Etymology

כל בסדר 'lit. all in order', more commonly הכל בסדר hakol beseder 'everything is in order, everything is OK'

Who Uses This

Israel: Diaspora Jews who feel connected to Israel and have spent time there

Regions

North America

Dictionaries

None

Notes

This phrase has been incorrectly suggested as the etymology for English "copacetic."

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