berākhā-ye hamoossi

Pronunciations

berākhā-ye hamoossi (be-reh-KHA-yeh hah-moo-SEE) listen

Definitions

  • n. The blessing given over the challah at the beginning of a meal.

Example Sentences

  • "I'm Persian, so we don't say hamotzi, we say berakha-ye hamoossi."

Languages of Origin

  • Persian
  • Textual Hebrew

Etymology

  • TH ברכה bracha 'blessing' + מוציא motzi 'bring forth' > Persian berakha-ye hamoossi

    • Who Uses This

      • Persian: Jews with recent ancestry in Iran

      Regions

      • North America

      Dictionaries

      • None

      Alternative Spellings

      berakha-ye hamoossi, berakha-ye hamossi, berakha-ye hamoosi, berakha-ye hamosi, berakha ye hamoossi

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