• n. Means.

  • n. Device, expedient.

  • n. Scenario.

Example Sentences

  • “I'd like to get to New York, but I have no heicha timtza.” (Weiser)

  • “I need some heicha timtza to listen to this new tape.” (Weiser)

  • “I hear the svara behind the din, but I can't imagine any heicha timtza where it would apply.” (Weiser)

  • "She mumbled something about not wanting to be a heicha timtza for me to make $100." (source)

Languages of Origin

  • Aramaic


  • היכא (where) + תימצי (find)

    • Who Uses This

      • Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)


      • North America


      • Frumspeak: The First Dictionary of Yeshivish, by Chaim Weiser (Northvale, 1995).

      Alternative Spellings

      heycha timtza, haycha timtza, heikha timtza, heykha timtza, haykha timtza, heicha timtsa, heycha timtsa, haycha timtsa, heikha timtsa

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