lo olenu, lo oleynu, loy aleynu
- "I hope it won't happen to us"; "God forbid" lit. "not unto us"
- "I heard their house was destroyed in a hurricane." "Lo aleynu!"
Languages of Origin
Who Uses This
Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)
Yiddish and English: A Century of Yiddish in America, by Sol Steinmetz (Tuscaloosa, 1986).
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