• interj. An expression of hope that something happen to oneself.

  • interj. An expression of joy that something has happened to oneself; how lucky I am.

Example Sentences

  • "I'm so glad I found you... aza yor af mir!"

Languages of Origin

  • Yiddish


  • אַזאַ יאָר אױף מיר aza yor oyf mir, lit. 'such a year upon me'

    • 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

      azah yor af mir, aze yor af mir, azeh yor af mir, aza yor oyf mir, aza yor oif mir

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