• v. “To imply or to express in a manner as to incorporate that which may not be obvious: INCLUDE, COVER.” (Weiser)

Example Sentences

  • “I said I wanted fleishig to be marbeh chicken.” (Weiser)

  • "Also, what suggestions do you have for ways to be marbeh b’simchah?" (source)

Languages of Origin

  • English
  • Textual Hebrew


  • מרבה

    • 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 marbe

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