to be maile or moyrid


  • v. To have an effect, to matter.

Example Sentences

  • “It's not maile or moyrid which way the river is flowing if you're trying to cross it.” (Weiser)

Languages of Origin

  • Textual Hebrew


  • מעלה ומוריד

    • 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

      to be meile or moyrid, to be meile or moirid, to be maile or moirid

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