rega

Pronunciations

rega (REH-gah)

Definitions

  • interj. Wait, hold on; lit. "an instant."

Example Sentences

  • "Sarah, come on! We're going to miss the movie!" "Rega, Yoni, give me a second!"

Languages of Origin

  • Modern Hebrew

Etymology

  • רגע

    • Who Uses This

      • Israel: Diaspora Jews who feel connected to Israel and have spent time there

      Regions

      • North America

      Dictionaries

      • The Joys of Hebrew, by Lewis Glinert (New York, 1992).
      • Frumspeak: The First Dictionary of Yeshivish, by Chaim Weiser (Northvale, 1995).

      Alternative Spellings

      regah

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