• v. To attain, achieve.

  • v. To obtain.

Example Sentences

  • “He tued oif a hundred on his physics test.” (Weiser)

  • “He tued oif a second portion from the cook.” (Weiser)

  • "...idealism and wanting to "tu oif" for the klal are laughed at and discouraged for and by the Yeshvishe hamon am as silly and childish delusions worthy of ridicule and not praise and certainly no real training at all..." (source)

Languages of Origin

  • Yiddish


  • אױפֿטון oyftun

    • 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

      tu oyf, too oif, too oyf

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