• n. The facts.

  • n. A situation.

  • n. The fact.

  • n. A fact.

Example Sentences

  • “I don't want to hear your commentary; just tell me the metzius.” (Weiser)

  • “You can't ask a kashe on a maise since the metzius in the maise may have been completely different.” (Weiser)

  • “Your kashe has no shaichus to the metzius of this inyan.” (Weiser)

  • “It's just metzius that water flows downhill.” (Weiser)

  • "The hakdoma, on the metzius of yeshivish, is tief, and the other shticklach at the haschala (including a translation of Hamlet's soliloquy) are peledik." (source)

Languages of Origin

  • Textual Hebrew
  • Yiddish


  • TH מציאות > Y מציאות metsies 'reality'

    • 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


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