matzah brei

Alternative Spellings

matzah bry, matzo bray

Definitions

  • fried matzah pieces mixed with eggs, usually eaten on Passover

Example Sentences

  • "Every year on Passover, I have matzah bry instead of cereal for breakfast."

Languages of Origin

Yiddish

Etymology

מצה־ברײַ matse-bray

Who Uses This

Jews: Jews of diverse religious backgrounds and organizational involvements

Regions

North America

Dictionaries

The JPS Dictionary of Jewish Words, by Joyce Eisenberg and Ellen Scolnic, (Philadelphia, 2001).

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