Declaration that the foregoing is stated with authority; "It is so written"
How do I know that that you can turn left on red from a one-way street to a one-way street in Philadelphia? Azoi shtayt.Listen to recordings of this sentence: ( Recording 1)
Languages of Origin
Yiddish, adopted as Yeshivish - אזוי שטײט
- Other (please describe in Notes section)
- North America
Who Uses This
The construct is used chiefly in Litvishe yeshivahs. The chassidishe variant is more likely to be reversed, i.e. "shtayt azoi."
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