to be menakhem ovel

Pronunciations

to be menakhem ovel (to be muh-NAH-khem UH-vl) listen

Definitions

Example Sentences

  • "Am I allowed to be menachem avel to someone I dated?" (source)

Languages of Origin

  • English
  • Textual Hebrew
  • Yiddish

Etymology

  • partial calque of Yiddish מנחם־אָבֿל זײַן menakhm-ovl zayn, lit. 'to be menachem ovel'

    • Who Uses This

      • Religious: Jews who are engaged in religious observance and have some Jewish education

      Regions

      • North America

      Dictionaries

      • None

      Alternative Spellings

      to be menakhem avel, to be menachem avel, to be menachem ovel

Notes

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