• v. To make up for, compensate.

  • v. To fill in, add something that is missing.

Example Sentences

  • “I was away for two days, so I have to be mashlim the Daf Yomi.” (Weiser)

  • “The building will be beautiful when they are mashlim all the details.” (Weiser)

  • "During the winter Mincha minyan is very early so the shul struggles to get a minyan. Is one of the yungerleit obligated to be mashlim the minyan for them or is it better not to be mevatel from seder and the shul just will not have a minyan that day." (source)

Languages of Origin

  • Textual Hebrew
  • Yiddish


  • Y משלים זײַן mashlem zayn 'complete, perfect'

    • 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).

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