(sentence) How are you?
"Hey, haven't seen you in a while, mah nishmah?"
Languages of Origin
- Modern Hebrew
?מה נשמע ma nishm'a 'lit. what is heard? how are you?', may have entered Hebrew via loan translation from Yiddish or other European languages (cf. Yiddish ?װאָס הערט זיך vos hert zikh? 'lit. what is heard? how are you?')
- Israel: Diaspora Jews who feel connected to Israel and have spent time there
- North America
- Australia / New Zealand
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