lamah lo?

Pronunciations

lamah lo (LAH-mah LO?) listen

Definitions

  • interj. "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
      • Great Britain
      • South Africa

      Dictionaries

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      Alternative Spellings

      lama lo

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