a yor mit a mitvokh


a yor mit a mitvokh (ah YAWR mit ah MIT-vawkh) listen


  • n. A long time.

Example Sentences

  • "It's great to see you! It's been a yor mit a mitvokh."

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Languages of Origin

  • Yiddish


  • אַ יאָר מיט אַ מיטװאָך a yor mit a mitvokh, lit. 'a year and a Wednesday'

    • Who Uses This

      • 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).

      Alternative Spellings

      a yor mit a mitvoch

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