• v. To inform.

  • v. To announce.

Example Sentences

  • “The principal was moidia the oilam that school would close because of snow.” (Weiser)

  • “The Menahel was moidia the names of the bochrim who needed to go for farhers.” (Weiser)

  • "I want to be moidia the oilam, however, that there is a groiser tous in the spelling." (source)

Languages of Origin

  • Textual Hebrew


  • מודע

    • 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 moydia

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