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lamah lo?

Alternative Spellings

lama lo

Definitions

  • "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

Etymology

?למה לא

Who Uses This

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

Regions

North America

Dictionaries

None

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