kol b'seder

Pronunciations

kol b'seder (KOHL beh-SAY-dur) listen
kol b'seder (KOHL beh-SEH-der) listen

Definitions

  • interj. "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
      • Great Britain
      • South Africa

      Dictionaries

      • None

      Alternative Spellings

      ha'kol b'seder, hakol beseder

Notes

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

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