tirbah u’tissad


tarbakhu uts'adu (tar-BAKH-u u-TSA-du)


  • interj. A greeting meaning "May you prosper and succeed!" said by Moroccan Jews welcoming each other during Mimouna.

Example Sentences

  • "Thanks for coming to celebrate Mimouna with us — tirbah u’tissad!"

Languages of Origin

  • Arabic / Judeo-Arabic


  • תרבח ותסעד tərbəḥ u-tsˁəd, plural תרבחו ותסעדו tərbḥo u-tsəˁdo '(may) you prosper and be happy/lucky'

    • Who Uses This

      • Israel: Diaspora Jews who feel connected to Israel and have spent time there
      • Sephardim: Jews with Sephardi or Mizrahi heritage


      • North America


      • None

      Alternative Spellings

      tir’bah u’tissad, tirbah utissad, tir’ba u’tisad, tir’ba u’tissad, tirba utissad, tir’bah utisad, tirba u’tissad, tirba u’tisad, tirbah u’tisad, tarbakhu uts'adu, tarbachu utsadu, tarbachu uts'adu, tarbakhu utsadu


  • Usually used in plural form: Tarbakhu uts'adu!

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