refiye shleyme, refuah sh'leimah, refua sheleimah, refua sheleima, refue shleyme, refuah shleimah
- "Get well soon." Lit. "full recovery"
- "I heard Abby was sick--tell her I say 'refuah sheleimah.'"
- "We wish Rabbi Goldberg a refuah shleimah."
Languages of Origin
Textual Hebrew, Yiddish
Who Uses This
Religious: Jews who are engaged in religious observance and have some Jewish education
North America, Great Britain
Yiddish and English: A Century of Yiddish in America, by Sol Steinmetz (Tuscaloosa, 1986).
The Joys of Hebrew, by Lewis Glinert (New York, 1992).
Dictionary of Jewish Usage: A Guide to the Use of Jewish Terms, by Sol Steinmetz (Lanham, MD, 2005).
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