• v. To ascribe, accredit.

Example Sentences

  • “If you say over someone else's pshat, be sure to be meyaches it to him.” (Weiser)

  • "It was Chanukah Live 5750, and our usual place was occupied, so we ended up sitting on the bima, and the Rebbe was meyaches to us a lot." (source)

Languages of Origin

  • Textual Hebrew
  • Yiddish


  • Y מיחס זײַן meyakhes zayn 'to descend from'

    • 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

      to be meyakhes

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