• v. To preclude.

Example Sentences

  • “I specifically said to eat fruit to be memayet junk food.” (Weiser)

  • "So how could the Gem. ask 'Minyana Lemiutey may'; it wasn't meant to be 'memayet' anything; perhaps it was said this way, so that it should be easily memorized and repeated!" (source)

Languages of Origin

  • Textual Hebrew


  • ממעט

    • 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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