matzah brei

Pronunciations

matzah brei (MAH-tsuh BRAI) listen

Definitions

  • n. 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
      • Great Britain
      • South Africa
      • Australia / New Zealand

      Dictionaries

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

      Alternative Spellings

      matza brei, matzo brei, matzah bry, matzo bray, matzah bray, matza bray, matzo bry, matza bry, matso bray, matsoh bray

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