to be mechabed
v. To venerate.
v. To respect.
v. To honor.
v. To offer, present.
“If you want to stay out of trouble, make sure to be mebached everyone in the hanhalla.” (Weiser)
“While we're waiting for the other guests, let me be mebached you with some cake and coffee.” (Weiser)
"As soon as the conference ended, I would instinctively rush to be mechabed him by sharing with him my experiences." (source)
Languages of Origin
- Textual Hebrew
Y מכבד זײַן mekhabed zayn
- Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)
- Older: Jews who are middle-aged and older
- Ashkenazim: Jews with Ashkenazi heritage
- North America
- Yiddish and English: A Century of Yiddish in America, by Sol Steinmetz (Tuscaloosa, 1986).
- Frumspeak: The First Dictionary of Yeshivish, by Chaim Weiser (Northvale, 1995).
Who Uses This
to be mekhabed
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