mzakeh, m'zake, m'zakeh
- to acquire; strengthen
- "One can ask someone else to be mezakeh an eruv for him or her self." "It's a tremendous mitzvah to be mezakeh the community with meaningful literature."
Languages of Origin
Textual Hebrew, Yiddish
Heb מזכה mezaké 'grant, provide; acquit' (infinitive לזכות lezakót), Yiddish מזכּה זײַן mezáke zayn 'to favor, provide' (a periphrastic verb with invariant Hebrew element)
Who Uses This
Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)
Always used as a periphrastic verb (with the verb "to be")
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