labriut

Pronunciations

labriut (LAHB-bree-OOT) listen

Definitions

  • interj. "Bless you." (after someone sneezes) [lit., "to health"] (Glinert)

Example Sentences

  • "Achoo!" "La briut"

Languages of Origin

  • Modern Hebrew

Etymology

  • לבריאות

    • Who Uses This

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

      Regions

      • North America
      • Great Britain
      • South Africa

      Dictionaries

      • The JPS Dictionary of Jewish Words, by Joyce Eisenberg and Ellen Scolnic, (Philadelphia, 2001).
      • The Joys of Hebrew, by Lewis Glinert (New York, 1992).

      Alternative Spellings

      la briut, l'briyut, l'briut, libriyut, labriyut, libriut, labreut, livreut

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