• conj. Who says?

Example Sentences

  • “I'll help you look, but meheicha teisi you dropped your wallet near here?” (Weiser)

  • "Meheicha teisi that you need rain to wear galoshes?" (source)

Languages of Origin

  • Aramaic
  • Yiddish


  • A מהיכא תיתי > Y מהיכא־תּיתי mekheteyse 'agreed; why not?'

    • 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

      meheikha teisi, meheycha teysi, meheykha teysi

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