• conj. And here's the proof.

Example Sentences

  • “The dorm is overcrowded, veharaya one of my roommates has to sleep with his feet in the closet.” (Weiser)

  • "There ARE no more Gedolim, veharaya, that people come to me with questions that they used to go to gedolim." (source)

Languages of Origin

  • Textual Hebrew
  • Yiddish


  • TH והא ראיה > Y והאָ־ראַיה veho raye

    • Who Uses This

      • Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)
      • Older: Jews who are middle-aged and older
      • Ashkenazim: Jews with Ashkenazi heritage


      • North America


      • Yiddish and English: A Century of Yiddish in America, by Sol Steinmetz (Tuscaloosa, 1986).
      • Frumspeak: The First Dictionary of Yeshivish, by Chaim Weiser (Northvale, 1995).

      Alternative Spellings

      veharayah, vehoraye, vehorayeh

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