b'al pe

Pronunciations

b'al pe (bih-ahl PEH) listen

Definitions

  • adv. Learned by heart, from memory.

Example Sentences

  • "She knows all of Shakespear's sonnets ba'al pe."

  • "She can recite all of Pirkei Avos b'al pe."

Languages of Origin

  • Textual Hebrew

Etymology

  • בעל פה

    • Who Uses This

      • Religious: Jews who are engaged in religious observance and have some Jewish education

      Regions

      • North America
      • Great Britain
      • South Africa

      Dictionaries

      • None

      Alternative Spellings

      ba'al pe, bal pe

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