• v. To hinge, depend on.

  • v. To blame.

Example Sentences

  • “We had to be toleh our trip on the weather.” (Weiser)

  • “We were toleh the cancellation of the trip on the weather.” (Weiser)

  • "The rest of the teshuva says quite explicitly many times that the issurim of beged ish/beged isha is toleh on mokom AND z’man..." (source)

Languages of Origin

  • Textual Hebrew


  • תולה 'hangs'

    • 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 tole

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