kol tuv

Alternative Spellings

kol tov

Definitions

  • "all the best" (JPS)

Example Sentences

  • "Thanks a lot, kol tuv!"

Languages of Origin

Textual Hebrew

Etymology

כל טוב

Who Uses This

Religious: Jews who are engaged in religious observance and have some Jewish education

Regions

North America

Dictionaries

Yiddish and English: A Century of Yiddish in America, by Sol Steinmetz (Tuscaloosa, 1986).
The JPS Dictionary of Jewish Words, by Joyce Eisenberg and Ellen Scolnic, (Philadelphia, 2001).
The Joys of Hebrew, by Lewis Glinert (New York, 1992).

Notes

Often used as a closing in a letter or conversation.

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