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lamah lo?

Alternative Spellings

lama lo


  • "why not?"; "there's no reason not to.

Example Sentences

  • "Sorry, I can't make it tonight." "Lamah lo?" "I forgot about my plans with Sarah." Conversation between my Jewish cousin and me.

Languages of Origin

Modern Hebrew


?למה לא

Who Uses This

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


North America



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