• n. A smell, odor.

Example Sentences

  • "One of the premier commentaries, the Atzei Yosef found in editions of the midrash, understood the inclusion of the aravos among the daled minim from a different vantage point. With their failings and all — without taam and reyach — it was the aravos who surprisingly wanted to be at one with the esrogim, the lulavim and the hadassim." (source)

Languages of Origin

  • Textual Hebrew
  • Yiddish


  • TH רֵיחַ⁩ réakh > Y ריח reyekh

    • 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

      reyakh, reyach, reyech

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