have rachmones on


have rachmones on (have ruhkh-MUH-nis on) listen


  • v. To have pity on.

Example Sentences

  • "When I ask you to have rachmones on your partner, I am asking you to understand their suffering." (source)

Languages of Origin

  • Textual Hebrew
  • Yiddish
  • English


  • E 'have (pity) on' + Y רחמנות rakhmones 'pity'

    • Who Uses This

      • Jews: Jews of diverse religious backgrounds and organizational involvements


      • North America


      • The New Joys of Yiddish, by Leo Rosten and Lawrence Bush (New York, 2003[1968]).
      • Yiddish and English: A Century of Yiddish in America, by Sol Steinmetz (Tuscaloosa, 1986).
      • The JPS Dictionary of Jewish Words, by Joyce Eisenberg and Ellen Scolnic, (Philadelphia, 2001).
      • The Joys of Hebrew, by Lewis Glinert (New York, 1992).
      • Frumspeak: The First Dictionary of Yeshivish, by Chaim Weiser (Northvale, 1995).

      Alternative Spellings

      have rachmonis on, have rakhmones on, have rachmunes on, have rakhmunes on, have rachmonus on, have rakhmonus on, have rachmanus on, have rakhmanus on


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